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How can I get rid of feeling of unreality from extreme anxiety?

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Dr. Joseph Boland
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Control adrenaline

Yes, the feeling of unreality is typically just a side effect of all the stress hormones/adrenaline from the fight or flight response of extreme anxiety.
Psychologists can teach you to control your anxiety with a structured cognitive behavioral therapy program. As you learn to control your anxiety, you will learn keep your body from going into that fight or flght mode and not release adrenaline.

In brief: Control adrenaline

Yes, the feeling of unreality is typically just a side effect of all the stress hormones/adrenaline from the fight or flight response of extreme anxiety.
Psychologists can teach you to control your anxiety with a structured cognitive behavioral therapy program. As you learn to control your anxiety, you will learn keep your body from going into that fight or flght mode and not release adrenaline.
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