Definition of Nervous breakdown
a period of mental illness that results from depression, stress, or anxiety
Examples of Nervous breakdown in a sentence
After finding out that her husband was having an affair, the upset wife had a nervous breakdown and ended up in the mental hospital. 🔊
The psychiatrist treated the woman going through a nervous breakdown by providing medication for reducing her anxiety. 🔊
The man’s nervous breakdown and the period of mental illness that followed was brought on by years of untreated depression. 🔊
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