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I've had the feeling of unreality (depersonalisation)?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Depersonalization
This has a wide range of severity.
It can range from sporadic and fleeting experiences in youth -- which are quite common -- all the way to the severe and disabling pathological depersonalization disorder. It can accompany other conditions like generalized anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Emotional abuse in childhood may also predispose to both the nonclinical and pathological forms.

In brief: Depersonalization
This has a wide range of severity.
It can range from sporadic and fleeting experiences in youth -- which are quite common -- all the way to the severe and disabling pathological depersonalization disorder. It can accompany other conditions like generalized anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Emotional abuse in childhood may also predispose to both the nonclinical and pathological forms.
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