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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...
Maladaptive daydreaming, for starters, is addictive. Everything is happening there and then, You hardly have any idea of reality. You make facial expressions i.e grin, laugh or even feel like crying , which will be noticed by the people around you , who will then rate you “crazy” or “weird” , lea...
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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