Super-successful singer/actress Jennifer Lopez has told the press she suffered a nervous breakdown - not when she was giving birth to twins, or even training for a triathlon at the same time as she learned to become a new mum.
A nervous breakdown is where the body and mind just shut down - it's the body's way of coping with things by just stopping.
A teacher was left on the verge of a nervous breakdown
after she was bullied and harassed by a former England rugby international turned headmaster, an employment tribunal was told yesterday.
Cynthia Crossen, "Losing It: Nervous Breakdowns
, By Any Name, Aren't What They Used To Be," The Wallstreet Journal, Dec.
Actor William Murray - a star of the ITV police drama The Bill - and his wife Elaine came close to nervous breakdowns
because of worry over their troubled 14-year-old daughter, a court heard yesterday.
Like opera itself, the novel is outsized and outrageous, with evil curses, nervous breakdowns
, and overwhelming arias.
His frosty married couples having bitch fights and nervous breakdowns
in smart living rooms are often only masks for forces that struggle inside the human psyche--spiritual questions about faith and doubt or psychological torments about identity and reality.