Understanding Depersonalization

 Definition by Mayo Clinic staff Depersonalization is a sense that things around you aren’t real, or the feeling that you’re observing yourself from outside your body. Feelings of depersonalization can be very disturbing and may feel like you’re losing your grip on reality or living in a dream. A lot of people have a passing experience […]

A Crash Course in Depersonalization

Depersonalization is like having amnesia.  You don’t know who you are, you’ve “lost” yourself– your identity or your personality.  You try to jump-start yourself.  You pray, make deals with God, but it doesn’t help.  You are stuck. There is a pervading feeling, like doom.  It saturates your thinking, flavoring everything with a sense of finality.  […]