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Maladaptive Daydreaming: A beautiful but unhealthy escape from reality.

Maladaptive Daydreaming: A beautiful but unhealthy escape from reality.

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Maladaptive Daydreaming

Maladaptive daydreaming is when a person spends an excessive amount of time preoccupied with elaborate daydreams, and often prefers these fantasies to their real life. While not currently recognized as a mental health condition, research suggests that this problem does exist, and that it shares m...

symptoms may include one or several of the following:

- highly vivid and immersive daydreams

- abnormally long daydreams that are hard to escape

- an inability to carry out daily tasks

- daydreams that are triggered by external events or stimuli, such as watching a movie o...

There is no fixed solution for Maladaptive daydreaming but a few steps which can help you :

Identify and Reduce Triggers

Start Treating the Underlying Trauma

Have Direct Open Dialogues with Yourself

Switch Gears Into Analytic Action

Count in a Foreign Language or Rec...

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Maladaptive daydreaming not only consumes so much of our time but it also drains us out mentally. I think these topics about mental health are so much important that we should try to talk about it more often btw I hope someone will find this helpful and informative.

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