Mental Disorder After A Breakup & Treatment

A breakup can make you seriously injured inside. The changes in your living, financial and lifestyle also brings changes in your emotional state. Some breakups are healthy and easily avoidable but in maximum cases it makes you feel angry, bitter, anxious, sad and heartbroken.

These emotional symptoms are normal after a romantic breakup but if it pushes you into a deep sadness and if you are losing the enthusiasm in life then it is a sign of something bigger damage inside you. Life events like the breakup or divorce are stressful sometimes trigger severe emotional imbalance in you.

An adjustment disorder with dimmed mood is a diagnosed symptom after the end of a relationship. These symptoms generally fade away with time but if not the victim must book an appointment with a Kolkata Psychiatrist.

The sad feeling after a breakup can move from mild to severe scale. These feelings generally last for a brief period of time and in other cases for a longer period of time. Stressing the movement of these symptoms is difficult because they vary so greatly.

  • Hopelessness
  • Helplessness
  • Gaining weight or Losing
  • Changes in appetite
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Loss of interest in everything
  • Loss of pleasure in life
  • Worthlessness feeling with sadness and emptiness.
  • Low in energy
  • Disorganized

After a breakup or divorce or any type of social slit If the symptoms look more serious than normal sadness and if the situation is becoming worse then you must book an appointment with a psychiatrist. While feeling sadness after a romantic breakup is normal but someone must seek psychiatric help if these upper mentioned symptoms are not fading away after a few weeks, this is how we can detect the warning signs:-

When to Visit a Psychiatrist?

  1. Feeling sadness and emptiness every day and for the entire day even after a few weeks can be a warning sign.
  2. Losing the enjoyment is activities once the patient enjoyed, like computer games, cooking, watching any favorite movie, etc.
  3. If the victim is losing normal hunger and becoming lightweight or the opposite, eating greatly and becoming obese.     
  4. Insomnia or sleeplessness otherwise oversleeping.
  5. A distinctively slower movement or delivery in speech can be detected in few cases and the opposite like an increased rate of speed as well as movement.
  6. If the affected person if feeling out of energy for the entire day.
  7. The feeling valueless in life
  8. If the person is unable to concentrate on work and unable to make decisions.  
  9. If the thought of ending life is visible in the person.

If you are experiencing the above-explained symptoms consult Dr Sagnik Mukherjee, the best Psychiatrist in Kolkata.

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Dr. Sagnik Mukherjee is a highly regarded psychiatrist in Kolkata, bringing over a decade of experience in mental health to his practice. With a medical degree from Chittaranjan Hospital and an MD in psychiatry, his expertise spans adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, child psychiatry, depression, anxiety-related disorders, and relationship issues. He has built a strong professional foundation, having worked at esteemed institutions such as Chittaranjan Hospital, SVS Medical College & Hospital, KPC Medical College, and Iris Hospital. His clinic is known for its advanced technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure, providing personalised mental health care, including medication management, individual and group therapy, and specialised services for substance abuse and eating disorders. His holistic approach takes into account lifestyle, diet, environment, and family dynamics when creating effective treatment plans. Additionally, he’s a respected TV speaker on social issues and offers online consultations for patient convenience, making him a trusted figure in the field of psychiatry in Kolkata.