David Arquette Admits He's Having 'Nervous Breakdown'

VIDEO: The actor discusses the effect his split from Courteney Cox is having on him.
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David Arquette feels like he's losing it.

Following several public confessions about his separation from wife Courteney Cox and news about his relationship with cocktail waitress/aspiring actress Jasmine Waltz, Arquette returned to the Howard Stern Show for the third time since his breakup, this time admitting he has a problem.

"I definitely am having a nervous breakdown," Arquette, 39, told Stern, according to the shock jock's website. He later added it was more mid-life crisis than nervous breakdown.

But according to US Weekly, the "Scream" actor revealed during the one-hour chat that he was seeing a psychiatrist weekly and that "everybody is worried and concerned about me."

Meanwhile, his marriage is in shambles. "It's not over but it seems like it's over," he told Stern, according to the show's website.

Arquette told Stern he recently had a revelation: "When I drink I become a maniac."

"I've been drinking a lot because I'm heartbroken," he added. "It's really a personal, traumatic thing."

Arquette said he hit bottom at a recent holiday party hosted by Adam Sandler, in which he drunkenly called Tom Cruise "Sean."

"I was a little wasted," Arquette said. "Someone says 'Hi David!', and I said, 'Hi Sean!' Then I realized it was Tom Cruise. And his beautiful wife [Katie Holmes] was there."

Apparently Cruise was unoffended. "Tom was cool about it...I was so embarrassed," Arquette said. "I was like 'I gotta get the f*** out of here.'"

Arquette told Stern he has since sobered up. "I'm definitely not drinking for a long time," he said. "When you wake up and reality hits you, it's hard."

Admitting that he's lonely, Arquette said, "I want love in my life. I need love in my life."

And, though he said it before -- Cox, 46, "didn't want to be my mother -- but I kind of need a mother."

Father to Coco, 6, Arquette would also like more kids. But instead of saying he hoped to have more with Cox, he told Stern he wishes the mom could be his ex-girlfriend Drew Barrymore.

"I know she is with Justin Long and everything, but how cool would an Arquette-Barrymore child be?" he said. "From a pure breeding standpoint."

As always, Arquette's candor makes for great headlines, but it's not clear whether it will help or hurt him.

David Arquette's Oversharing

In October, after the actor shared with Stern perhaps a bit too much about his relationship, he posted a string of messages on his Twitter account amounting to an apology:

"I went on Howard Stern yesterday to provide clarity and honesty about what I'm experiencing," Arquette wrote in a series of tweets. "But while doing that I shared too much...it's alright for me to be honest about my own feelings but in retrospect some of the information I provided involved others and for that I am sorry and humbled. ... I'm sure Courteney and myself will emerge from this painful time better people for what we have learned."

Arquette's Tuesday tell-all left little to the imagination.

"We're not having sex, and I completely understand," Arquette told Stern about his relationship with Cox. "She's in a place of wanting to be real and emotional. She's an emotional being. She's an amazing woman. If it doesn't feel right, she doesn't feel like bonding in that way."

He continued to overshare about his sex life, although it seemed as if Arquette himself wasn't sure about the details.

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