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Help, I need info on feeling of being detached from reality?

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Dr. Kevin Nasky
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In brief: Derealization

Derealization: an alteration in the perception or experience of the external world so that it seems strange or unreal.
From a psychodynamic perspective, derealization is a psychological defense mechanism that can protect one against a variety of negative feelings, conflicts, or experiences. There are medical/neurological causes of this phenomena as well, so--in either case--please see your doctor.

In brief: Derealization

Derealization: an alteration in the perception or experience of the external world so that it seems strange or unreal.
From a psychodynamic perspective, derealization is a psychological defense mechanism that can protect one against a variety of negative feelings, conflicts, or experiences. There are medical/neurological causes of this phenomena as well, so--in either case--please see your doctor.
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