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What is the best means for overcoming anxiety and derealization?

What is the best means for overcoming anxiety and derealization?

Psychotherapy: With medications if you need them to 'get over the hump' and into a treatment that, literally or not, slowly exposes you to the very thing that makes you anxious. Anxiety and derealization should be checked out medically first. One thing that can be helpful is to use sensation to 'anchor' you. If you pay attention to your senses (direct representatives of 'reality'), it's harder to dissociate. ...Read more

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Feeling Of Unreality (Definition)

Much as it sounds, but typically the experience is felt as very odd. There is an unusual sensation of being disconnected from one's body or essence. Often described by people as feeling like watching a movie of themselves as opposed to actually feeling ...Read more


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I have constant derealization/daze like feelings, but without anxiety, and have been to countless doctors/tests, all comes back normal. Any ideas?

I have constant derealization/daze like feelings, but without anxiety, and have been to countless doctors/tests, all comes back normal. Any ideas?

Derealization Disor: Believe in Healing Powers of your Body as all tests are normal and many doctors have not found any medical illness. “constant derealization/daze like feelings” is likely due to traumatic experiences in your life. See Psychiatrist for therapy for traumatic overwhelming experiences,and if you have feelings of being alienated from your surroundings, or feeling emotionally disconnected from people ...Read more

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Been feeling spaced out and detatched for months. Got told from dr it was derealization/anxiety. Also had blood test was fine. Wht else could this be

Been feeling spaced out and detatched for months. Got told from dr it was derealization/anxiety. Also had blood test was fine. Wht else could this be

Anxiety disorder: Feeling spaced out, detached, anxiety, having derealization suggest at least an initial interview with a therapist to determine the background of these symptoms ; best possible directions. The therapist would review earlier history, family ; relationship experiences, possible trauma, ; stressful events. ...Read more

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What medicine works best for derealization without anxiety? I have it pretty much nonstop and have seen every type of doctor/every test performed.

What medicine works best for derealization without anxiety? I have it pretty much nonstop and have seen every type of doctor/every test performed.

Derealization is a: sense of detachment, unreality, and altered relation to the outside world. It is a disorder when permanent and causing distress. Evaluation must rule out medical/psychiatric issues. SSRIs, clomipramine, hypnosis may help. CBT helps to confront distorted thoughts/challenge feelings of unreality. If anxiety then benzodiazepines may help. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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I have a constant- non anxious/non-traumatic/non depressed feeling of derealization. Have had countless tests done, all negative. What could this be?

I have a constant- non anxious/non-traumatic/non depressed feeling of derealization. Have had countless tests done, all negative. What could this be?

Derealization: Please continue w/doctors care and get second opinions. Look into nutritional and lifestyle support such as getting a micronutrient panel run such as Spectracell Lab in Texas does. Check out a book called "The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle" by Brant Cortright. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Feeling of unreality 24/7?

Feeling of unreality 24/7?

Seek Help: It is important that you seek help for this. I would recommend setting up an appointment with a mental health professional (either a psychiatrist, psychologist, or therapist) to start the process. You may end up getting benefit from both therapy and medication. I urge you to seek help, because these feelings are impacting your ability experience life in a full way. ...Read more

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How do you define derealization?

How do you define derealization?

Feels unreal: Derealization is when your experience of reality is temporarily colored by a feeling that it all seems unreal. Unlike states of fascination, spirituality, or interest, it can be unpleasant or undesired. Occurs in anxious states but can occur by itself without conscious anxiety. If it applies to 'you, ' it is called 'depersonalization.'. ...Read more

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How to know it is derealization?

How to know it is derealization?

Derealizatuon: The reasons for derealization may vary. But if you're feeling very distant from your surroundings or that they're strange or not real, this could be derealization. It can happen with some drugs and mental illnesses. If it does not subside, please see your physician or a psychiatrist about it. ...Read more

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Derealization cure that is fast and effective?

Derealization cure that is fast and effective?

None: Derealization is a symptom of many possible causes that varies from a type of Seizure, to consequences of trauma, abuse and other psychological shockers to our system. That is why an evaluation to find out the cause comes first and then the treatment plan. ...Read more