depersonalization forums

Depersonalization Forums – Why You MUST Avoid Them

Depersonalization forums can seem like a fantastic resource. But one of the most common questions I’ve seen in all of my years of dealing with DPDR sufferers is this: “I’ve been looking on Depersonalization forums and there are people who have had the condition for 10 / 20 / 30 years…. If that can happen […]

Should You Drive With Depersonalization

Is Driving with Depersonalization Really Safe?

Is Driving with Depersonalization Safe? _____________________________ One of the most consistently stressful things for sufferers of Depersonalization / Derealization to do is drive.  Sufferers regularly report that the simple act of driving your car from one place to another can cause intense anxiety, resulting in increased depersonalization and derealization. Feelings of dissociation while driving can […]

Depersonalization is not Dangerous

PROOF that Depersonalization Is NOT Dangerous

PROOF that Depersonalization Is NOT Dangerous _____________________________ Note: This article is NOT a recommendation to take drugs, illegal or otherwise. If you are suffering from drug-induced Depersonalization, do NOT take more drugs to try and alleviate the condition. _____________________________ The antidepressant effects of Ketamine and other psychedelic drugs are well known anecdotally and increasingly being studied in […]

Why Does Depersonalization Affect Sleep and Dreams?

Why Does Depersonalization Affect Sleep and Dreams?

Why Does Depersonalization Affect Sleep and Dreams? _____________________________  Depersonalization IS NOT directly linked to sleep and dreams. It can cause and be worsened by sleep deprivation, but so do all anxiety conditions. Because of the feelings of  ‘dreaming but I’m awake’ and general exhaustion due to anxiety, it can feel like Depersonalization and sleep are […]

Six Reasons LSD Causes Depersonalization

Six Reasons LSD Causes Depersonalization

Six Reasons LSD Causes Depersonalization (….and the ONE reason you can recover!) _____________________________ While weed is the drug most commonly associated with triggering Depersonalization / Derealization disorder, psychedelics like LSD and mushrooms are a close second. Relative to weed, acid is a much less commonly used drug. But I regularly hear of and from people […]

Can More Drugs Cure My Depersonalization?

Can More Drugs Cure My Depersonalization?

Can More Drugs Cure My Depersonalization? _____________________________ For those of us who have developed chronic Depersonalization / Depersonalization at some point in our lives, there’s often a long, frightening phase where you’re trying to desperately find out what’s wrong with you and how to deal with it. I experienced this myself and believe me — […]

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Does Depersonalization Come Back After Recovery?

Does Depersonalization Come Back After Recovery? When you recover from Depersonalization, how likely is it to return? One of the most frightening prospects for anyone suffering from Depersonalization is that it might be permanent. Thankfully, that’s not the case! But even for people who have made a full recovery, isn’t the prospect of Depersonalization coming […]

How Long Does Depersonalization Last?

How Long Does Depersonalization Last? _____________________________ For anyone who develops the condition, one of the biggest questions they always have is: How long does Depersonalization last? In fact, one of the scariest parts of developing DP is not just the feelings themselves, but the worry that they might never stop. That they’ll just keep going […]

Depersonalization-The Questions ARE The Condition

Depersonalization – The Questions ARE The Condition

Depersonalization – The Questions ARE The Condition _____________________________ During my recovery from depersonalization, one of the single most important rules I discovered was this: In order to recover from DP, you absolutely MUST stop researching it. But sometimes that’s not as easy as it sounds…

Depersonalization Without Anxiety

Depersonalization Without Anxiety

Is Depersonalization Without Anxiety Possible? _____________________________ Everything we know about Depersonalization, both scientifically and anecdotally, tells us that it’s an anxiety-based condition. Feelings of Depersonalization are a perfectly normal part of anxiety. But if DP is an anxiety-based condition, why do some people report feeling DP when they’re completely calm? Is there a type of […]

What Causes Depersonalization

What Causes Depersonalization Disorder?

What Causes Depersonalization Disorder? – The 3 Most Common Triggers _____________________________ What causes Depersonalization Disorder? In almost all cases, Depersonalization is caused by stress and trauma (barring a physical cause like a major head injury). The three most common triggers for this are:  1. Panic Attacks 2. Bad Drug Experiences 3. Accumulated Stresses  So why […]

Depersonalization Recovery

Depersonalization Recovery In 3 Simple Steps

There tends of be a LOT of confusion out there about Depersonalization, what causes it, and if recovery is possible. So let’s clear this up once and for all: Yes, Depersonalization recovery really IS possible. And here’s why, in 3 simple steps! 1. It’s Caused By Anxiety Firstly, so much of the fear about Depersonalization being […]

Can Medication Cure Depersonalization

Can Medication Cure Depersonalization?

Note:  I am not a medical professional and the information in this article is presented purely as advice. I am basing this advice on 10+ years of experience, both with taking medication for Depersonalization myself and dealing with thousands of DP sufferers who have (and have not) used them. However, the decision to take or […]

can depersonalization turn into schizophrenia

Can Depersonalization Turn Into Schizophrenia?

If you have Depersonalization, you’ve almost certainly been jumping to some scary conclusions about what the condition is. I know I did! So to clear things up, let’s look at a few other conditions like Schizophrenia, Cancer and Amnesia – all conditions that Depersonalization is NOT. ________________________ 1. Schizophrenia Can Depersonalization turn into Schizophrenia? No, it […]

Depersonalization: Why Do You Charge for the DP Manual?

Depersonalization: Why Do You Charge for the DP Manual?

Sometimes if I happen across a mention of my book online it can be in a forum where someone says something like: “I don’t get it. If this guy really has found the way out of depersonalization, why on earth would he charge money for it? You can’t put a price on good health.” Often, […]