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Depersonalization Disorder: Living in a Dream World

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Depersonalization disorder is a type of dissociative disorder. It's defined by periods of feeling disconnected or detached from one’s body and thoughts (called depersonalization). People with Depersonalization Disorder describe it as feeling like you are observing yourself from outside your body.

Our guest is Jeffrey Abugel, an editor and writer who has studied Depersonalization Disorder for more than 20 years.He's here to discuss his new book Stranger to My Self: Inside Depersonalization, the Hidden Epidemic.

Learn about Depersonalization Disorder and other types of dissociative disorders here.

In-depth information on dissociative disorders on the HealthyPlace Mental Health website.