Depersonalization disorder: Introduction
Depersonalization disorder is a dissociative disorder where a person
becomes dissociated from themselves.
A typical description is feeling like they are outside of themselves. ...more »
Symptoms of Depersonalization disorder
- Distorted perception of identity
- Distorted perception of body image
- Distorted image of life
- Altered sense of self perception
- Detachment from self reality
- more symptoms...»
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Misdiagnosis and Depersonalization disorder
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
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Definitions of Depersonalization disorder:
Emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Depersonalization disorder is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Depersonalization disorder, or a subtype of Depersonalization disorder,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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