Who is Great Simulyantka? Hysteria - as old as the world?

Who is Great Simulyantka? Hysteria - as old as the world? Hysteria, hysterical - everyday words in our everyday life. Moreover, carrying a strictly negative connotation. Here at the bus stop is Mom, whose child is slipping on the asphalt, hog, screaming and crying. Here at your neighbors regular "Italian Quarter": plates break, heard incoherent, but pathetic female monologue. Here are a couple in a cafe, is seen as a girl to stone face, it freezes, not responding to questions satellite.

Few people think that the "hysteria" - a generalization of the concept, it can be a symptom of serious illness, and then it is an absolute reason to seek medical attention. But far more common hysterical reaction, and not so many lucky ones who do have them one way or another do not face. And so very few know that the phenomenon of hysteria inherent in virtually all living organisms.

At the level of instinct any living creature can turn its protective and defensive mechanisms: limp, falling into a stupor, to pretend to be dead (say, cockroaches - big fans of this case). Birds and mice are torn in a cage. Even ciliate is an example of motor violent hysterical reactions.

Once the hysteria was considered exclusively a ladies' exercise. Actually, the word is Greek and there - the uterus. Hippocrates talked about the movements of the uterus through the body (feels that long ago people were puzzled by the question: and what these women do not have enough?). By the way, belong to the category of hysteria and fake pregnancy - and in fact looks like a real, only doctors shrug. Finally, in the Middle Ages and male admitted vassal hysteria. In our time with all versions of hysteria in men are found, for example, sexologists. As well as his wife, colleagues around the office, the neighbors on traffic jams and so on.

Academician Pavlov explained the tendency to hysteria, weakness of the cerebral cortex: a subcortical area disinhibited centers unconditioned reflexes, instincts are included, including the defensive.

Forms hysterical reactions to traumatic situation are manifold. And "simulyantkoy" it is called because it often gives a false picture of serious illness: epilepsy, paralysis. Easy to distinguish, a lot of information, but here's how to cope with softer phenomena of hysterical reaction?

When you feel that kind of situation is extremely unbearable for you that you gnawing resentment at everything and all that you are shaking hands, overwhelmed nervous tics, want to break away and flee into the night, but rather a scene straight home theater of the absurd with hand-wringing, and always in front of the audience - then you need to follow the state of the nervous system. It often occurs, and the sudden sleep, and just a state of stupor, lump in the throat or uncontrollable vomiting. You obviously psychotrauma, and what you do not behave "like a lady" (or "as a gentleman") - does not mean that you are hysterical in the true sense of the word. This is your personal reaction, most importantly, that it did not harm relations with relatives or colleagues.

 Doctors believe that in addition to traditional herbal infusions of sedatives to help all kinds of water treatment (especially swimming - the water relieves stress), massage, not to mention the yoga. It is recommended that pet. Regarding attitudes, then, if you can not "remove" themselves from a seemingly hopeless situation, to solve all problems, or leave to travel, the best principle that must continue to live - do not fight for justice and not to prove anything to anyone. Now the highest value to you - you yourself. And you can show yourself to him and the attention and pity and compassion.

 By the way, well-known fact that many husbands love their wives, are prone to hysterical manifestations, finding life with a full drive, vivid emotions and violent passions Africa. It's hard to comment on either here ... But - fact. Still not in a hurry to check this assertion, particularly if to do so, you could always keep restraint and calmness.

If you see the hysterical reaction from other people, all depends on your attitude toward them. If a random person, you can politely get rid of it (not necessarily at the same slam on the cheeks). It's called - to suspend contact - to move away, get rid, that is not to be appreciative audience, for which the whole scene spontaneously and with the utmost affectation, and even with the shock, is played. If the person you care about - say, a word of praise is enough to attack stopped! Maybe we should not then skimp on the praise?