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Depersonalization disorder or DPD is a derealization syndrome in which people feel disconnected from their bodies, thoughts, and feelings. Individuals typically report feeling that they are not in control of these things or that they are watching themselves from outside their own body, including in out-of-body experiences.
DPD can lead to a sense of hopelessness or inner distress that can lead to depression, anxiety, and phobias; it also expresses itself through physical symptoms. Experts have found that this dissociative disorder is related to severe traumatic events such as abuse, war, or even bad experiences with drugs.
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Previously known as multiple personality disorder, dissociative identity disorder is a particularly infamous mental disorder characterized by a person who has at least two distinct and dissociated personalities or states of being. Dissociative identity disorder is especially hard to diagnose as it overlaps significantly with other mental illnesses including eating disorders, anxiety, PTSD, and substance abuse.
Over time, the average number of personalities exhibited by people diagnosed with DID has grown from two or three to 16. Individuals with DID experience memory loss while switching between personality states. In one case, as many as 4,500 personalities in a single patient were recorded.
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