Do You Have Depersonalization Disorder? The Symptoms.

Depersonaliztion Disorder Symptoms : We have already seen that the experience of severe trauma can lead to us reacting (although it is a reaction created by unconscious processes, not a reaction we deliberately choose, of course) by developing a psychological defence mechanism known as depersonalization , which produces in us a sense of ‘unreality’ – as if […]

Depersonalization: How Trauma Can Leave Us Feeling ‘Unreal.’

  One of the (myriad) symptoms of my illness can, perhaps, be best conveyed by the following example: I would look at a beautiful view, such as the sun setting on the horizon of the sea near where I live, but feel nothing. Whilst most people would feel their spirits lifted, glad to be alive, even […]