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depersonalization

  1. D

    Looking for some insight

    I'm 18 and since about the age of 12 id say i had a pretty consistent depression, my depression and lack of value placed on life has molded me. I took up the existential nihilist train of thought years ago and never quite integrated the positive aspect of the freedom that meaningless can give...
  2. K

    are these depersonalization symptoms?

    Yesterday was bad. I sometimes have these episodes where everything feels like a dream. The world gets this surreal quality and it causes me to panic. I literally had a 3 hour panic attack. Usually I'm really good at working through them with breathing techniques and talking myself into a calm...
  3. F

    Depersonalization, Blunted Affect, and Defense Mechanisms

    To preface this, a quick quesiton on the nature of blunted affect as a symptom of depersonalization disorder: is it possible to seperate blunted affect and actual episodes of depersonalization? Times when I actually conciously feel depersonalized are rare events but I seem to be under the...
  4. B

    Is it possible for depersonalization disorder to get ignited by antibiotics?

    Is it possible for depersonalization disorder to get ignited by antibiotics? Granted, I already suffer from anxiety and depression, but after taking antibiotics for bronchitis and a sinus infection, it just made me develop depersonalization and dissociated from reality. All of this started...
  5. L

    I want to reach out with as many mental health sufferers as possible...

    I want to reach out with as many mental health sufferers as possible... Hi everyone, I am a long term and chronic sufferer of Derealization Disorder. I was recently diagnosed after trying to battle and struggle on for many years. I am now under a CBT therapist, taking SSRI's and seeing a...
  6. S

    Is this depersonalization disorder? Any help or advice would be appreciated.

    Is this depersonalization disorder? Any help or advice would be appreciated. Hello, Over the past couple years ( I am 24) I sometimes get this feeling that I am...outside myself...spacey...there isn't really a word to exactly describe it. On Friday, I started getting this feeling again, except...
  7. G

    Anxiety (probably GAD) + depersonalization/derealization + ADD

    Am having a hell of a time trying to control my anxiety. I've had issues with it since I was a child- was always very self conscious and insecure + constantly worrying about my parents dying. As a teenager and young adult, this manifested as social anxiety which I still have to a degree, though...
  8. C

    Need advice, not sure what's wrong.

    Hey guys, Firstly i'll introduce myself, I am 19 years old, male, have recently finished my A-Level education and have decided to take a gap year while currently working part-time. I decided to take a gap year as I was unsure as what I should study at university or even if I wanted to attend...
  9. cyn_sad

    Depersonalisation Vs Hypoglycemia?

    I've been dealing with what I thought was Depersonalization Disorder for 1 and 1/2 years now. But in the last few months I have been at the er/hospital and thought I was having an episode and found out that my sugar was very low. I was told I was borderline hypoglycemic. At my last psych...
  10. P

    What's going on?

    The issue is related to mental health, and spiritual/existential in nature. I've been traveling india for 6 months and have been having very strange symptoms the entire time. It started as "seeing the world how it is", without concepts. After many different symptoms along the way, I am now...
  11. P

    Ignorance is bliss?

    Hey everyone, So it all started back when I did mushrooms for the first time - or at least I think that's when it all started. My current state is that of seeing the world as strange... derealization i suppose.. but there's a bit more to it. first I started having these short periods of...
  12. E

    Is this from anxiety/depersonalization?

    Hi guys :D I'm new to this forum, but not to anxiety or depersonalization. I've been having many fears from anxiety such as schizophrenia, OCD, and cancer. However; there is one thing bothering me at the moment. I do not have the actually anxiety disorder, I just have normal anxiety. So here's...
  13. jman82383

    Bahhh

    I cant stand this feeling of depersonalization. I feel so disconnected from everything. I really wish this would get better. Can anyone tell me if these feelings of depersonalization will go away. I can't go on much longer like this
  14. L

    Depersonalization I think?

    So where to even begin, This is my first time really talking about whatever is going on. I'm just really trying to figure out what it is, I've looked all over the internet but haven't found anything but I think depersonalization is in the right direction. I also haven't talked to a GP, I think...
  15. Rosso-s

    Depersonalization

    I have had small periods of depersonalization before during my depressions and last night I wasn't feeling at all 'there' so didn't sleep as a result and for most of today I feel as if I have been 'drifting' if that makes any sense. Feeling like this really makes me feel strange and it changes...
  16. maxitab

    Some definitions.....

    Maybe to start with we need a few definitions.........I will post wiki - please add. Depersonalization (or depersonalisation) is a malfunction or anomaly of the mechanism by which an individual has self-awareness. It is a feeling of watching oneself act, while having no control over a...
  17. BlackParasol

    Trying very, very hard.

    Hello. I'm a 20 year old female who's been dealing with panic attacks for the last year or so, without medication. The attacks started back in January of this year. I'm not sure why they started, but here we are. I had no idea what they were when I had my first panic attack, and not being a very...
  18. N

    hello i guess

    I stumbled across this website whilst sat in my room researching even more into bipolar, trying to figure out why i feel like i do. I have not yet sought professional advice as to my bipolar issues. I am 19, since the age of 14 have had depersonalization, and over last year and a half to 2...
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