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go mental 

PSYCHOLOGY 

verb To respond—as if in a state of psychotic frenzy—to an event or interaction. 

Example When the Nurse Duckett heard that Doc Daneeka wouldn’t be performing the procedure, she went mental.

Synonyms To go mental (or go mad) are mostly used in the UK. The American equivalent is to go postal or go crazy. The generic phrase for women is to go hormonal.

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