Emmerdale fans enraged as Bob Hope melts down and fights to put his daughter Cathy first after worrying about mental health ‘diagnosis’.
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Emmerdale viewers raised concerns for Cathy Hope during Monday’s episode as fears grew over her mental health issues.
The troubled teen (Gabrielle Dowling), who has been struggling with mood swings, manic episodes and heavy periods for months, was at the center of her father Bob’s (Tony Audenshaw) concerns after she was recently seen climbing over the edge. of a bridge during a manic episode.
While it’s been suggested that Cathy suffers from premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), which sees women battle a range of emotional and physical symptoms every month, the teen is still awaiting an official diagnosis.
However, after learning that her problems can last for years, Cathy’s father Bob was seen breaking down worrying about how he could help his daughter.
But viewers weren’t very fond of Bob, with some taking to Twitter to encourage him to be strong.
Concerns: Emmerdale viewers raised concerns for Cathy Hope (Gabrielle Dowling) during Monday’s episode as fears grew over her mental health issues.
Fears: The troubled teen, who has been struggling with mood swings, manic episodes and heavy periods for months, was at the center of her father Bob’s (Tony Audenshaw) worries.
One person wrote: ‘Can Bob recover? No wonder Cathy is struggling with a wet blanket for a #Emmerdale parent.
Someone else shared: ‘OMG! Why not have a proper diagnosis before Bob melts down! #emmerdale.’
While another Emmerdale fan wrote: ‘Why is Bob acting like he’s dying? A Little bit weird.
Another viewer posted: ‘Damn Bob… keep it real son!’
Someone else wrote: ‘Bob is finally understanding Cathy’s problems… these mood swings are going to go crazy. Cathy could end up being the next killer.
Another fan tweeted: ‘Lucky Cathy has Brenda, Wendy and Bernice to help out Bob. You are not alone #Emmerdale.
And someone else shared: ‘Why the hell don’t you talk to Cathy? She is the one suffering, not Bob #Emmerdale.
It comes after Emmerdale fans watched in horror as Cathy was nearly killed in Friday night’s episode.
Opinion: Viewers weren’t very sympathetic to Bob after he caved in over a possible diagnosis of Cathy’s issues, with some taking to Twitter to encourage him to be strong.
The troubled teen stole a bottle of whiskey and decided to climb the wall of the bridge, only to nearly lose her footing.
Cathy’s reckless behavior was a desperate cry for help, with her father Bob and Dr. Liam Cavanagh (Jonny McPherson) arriving on the scene at just the right time.
Bob has had trouble noticing his daughter Cathy’s deteriorating mental state, centered around the reopening of the B&B with her business partner Bernice (Samantha Giles).
Recent episodes have seen Cathy, struggling with heavy periods, and after confiding in Bernice, Manpreet Sharma (Rebecca Sarker) prescribed The Pill.
However, Cathy’s erratic behavior has gotten worse and worse, especially after Bob lost his temper and admitted that he’d rather she stay away from the B&B.
Scare: Emmerdale fans watched in horror as Cathy Hope was nearly killed in Friday night’s episode
He yelled: ‘I’m on red alert most of the time. Afraid of what is going to upset you or make you lose your temper next.
“And you know, you can’t hide behind your periods for everything.”
‘Thank you, Dad, for making me feel good about myself,’ Cathy said as she began to cry.
Emmerdale airs Monday to Friday from 7:30pm on ITV1 and ITVX.
Tough: Recent episodes have seen Cathy played by Gabrielle Dowling, struggling with heavy periods, and after confiding in Bernice, Manpreet put her on the pill.