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Grindelwald

Member Since 22 Jul 2017
Offline Last Active Nov 21 2020 01:35 AM
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In Topic: Been Dp/Dr for 3 months

21 November 2020 - 01:40 AM

Welcome! I got DP in 2017 after a bad weed experience. It took me over 2 years to fully recover. Keep the faith.


In Topic: Hi guys

21 November 2020 - 01:33 AM

I can imagine that this pandemic is doing no favors to people suffering with DP. I am lucky I recovered and graduated college before the pandemic hit. 

 

Keep the faith. 


In Topic: I had DP for nine months and recovered

21 November 2020 - 01:27 AM

Psychiatrists aren't going to do s**t. They operate in science and medicine. DP is a problem within the mind, not the brain, and chemicals and science won't help. Do not waste your money. 


In Topic: Recovered 99% after 10 years of DPD - new insights (video)

21 November 2020 - 01:17 AM

DP is truly the most terrifying experience I've ever had, and IMO there is really no medication for it. I think benzos could be the best way to alleviate the symptoms, however this comes with a BIG disclaimer that I've never actually taken a benzo and am just going off of research about what benzos do and my assumption that DP is anxiety driven. Benzos can also have issues with withdrawal which would likely aggravate DP. So please do not go running to benzos willy nilly. Do your research and consult your doctors. In my opinion, the philosophical conundrum known as the "mind-body problem" is the root of all DP. Some people "get" it and some just don't. I envy those that don't. 

 

The mind-body problem is something that caused me great stress and anxiety when I had DP and I had no solution. My DP was drug (marijuana) induced when I was 21, and over time my mind eventually was able to restore itself to its pre-weed state. I should note that it took a month for me to get over DP the first time, and then I got drunk and stupidly smoked weed again and it took over 2 years to get rid of DP the second time. Time was the only thing that helped me, and I think that was because I had had 21 DP free years before. I knew what "normal" was like and my mind eventually found its way back to it. 


In Topic: seeking for people who recovered multiple times

13 November 2020 - 11:48 PM

major depressive episode with slight anxiety. afterwards i got panic attacks for 3 months.

Anything in particular cause this?