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What are mental health warning signs in adults?

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See your doctor if you have signs such as:                                                

  • Confused thinking
  • Long-lasting sadness or irritability
  • Extremely high and low moods
  • A lot of fear, worry, or anxiety
  • Social withdrawal
  • Big changes in eating or sleeping habits
  • Strong feelings of anger
  • Seeing or hearing things that are not really there
  • Growing inability to handle daily life
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Denial of obvious problems
  • Many unexplained physical problems
  • Alcohol/drug abuse

From: Mental Health Warning Signs WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 18, 2020

SOURCE:

National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 18, 2020

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