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  1. Treatment Options
    Hi all, I’ve been reading posts on this forum on and off for the last 10 years or so. I won’t give my whole backstory, but basically I have had depersonalization disorder, depression, and extreme anxiety for about the last 10 years. I also have near constant pressure and a “popping” sensation in...
  2. Discussion
    hi all. this is my first post ever here, I actually just discovered this forum about a month ago. im 21 years old, and I’ve had DR/DP with severe anxiety for about 7/8 years now. it makes me feel better to know I’m not alone in this, but also sad because so many others have to feel life through...
  3. Introduce Yourself
    Ever since a child I was neglected by my father and my mom was almost never home because she had me at a young age and was in college so my grandmother raised me. That was in Colombia. When I moved to the US, I left my father behind and he kind of forgot I existed, my mom remarried I consider my...
  4. Introduce Yourself
    Hi there guys. I’ve had DPDR for 5 years now, it came on after smoking weed from my first and only time doing it. I have severe anxiety, DPDR, sensitivity to light and also sensitive to noisy & crowded places. I’m also constantly tired. Does anyone else here have the same symptoms as me &...
  5. Recovery Stories
    Hi, my name is Ruby, I'm 24 and from the UK. I suffered from Derealisation mostly, but also a few symptoms of Depersonalization, 24/7 for about 5 months, and then intermittently for 6 months. My episode was induced by an anxiety/panic attack, not drug-related. I remember seeing a lot of...
  6. Discussion
    Good evening everyone, I hope you can help me feel less alone, and to understand if what I am feeling is also felt by any of you. I will try to explain myself as well as possible, because I am Italian. I started suffering from DP about two months ago, after a year of high stress, on the...
  7. Discussion
    Backstory: Basically i’m a 14 year old, female, and i’ve tried smoking weed maybe 3 or 4 times before this one situation, all times being completely fine although my highs were pretty bland and i didn’t really feel much. This one time on september 25th, i had maybe 1/3 of a joint and i...
  8. Discussion
    I don’t know what I am looking for by posting. I wouldn’t dare self-diagnose myself, and I am not prepared to seek out a diagnosis from an expert. I know the implications of having this sort of diagnosis listed on my PMH. I am a medical professional working in a field that encounters a wide...
  9. Discussion
    hi so my name is emily im 13 years old and i have really bad generalized anxiety disorder. recently, its gotten worse after missing almost 2 weeks of school from being sick and feeling depressed. i take depression meds and occasionally anxiety ones but they dont seem to be helping. im always sad...
  10. Discussion
    Hello! :-) So my dpdr started 3 years ago, it is weed induced as my mind at one evening went into this state and persisted since. I think it was laced with synthetic THC, but that is just a thought. Since then, i always had extreme fear when interacting and talking with others, i cannot get a...
  11. Discussion
    Hi - I have had DP/DR for 7 years now, induced by a panic attack after smoking some really strong weed, like I think many people have had before. I never recognised myself as being a particularly anxious person but since that day I have had multiple panic attacks and had to learn to be myself...
  12. Discussion
    Hey, i've been suffering from permanent severe DP/DR since nearly 2 years now. But since i have this disorder, i feel constantly, like i'm missing something out. Of course because of the intensity of my symptoms, it's unfortunately not possble to do things that i loved, like the way i did...
  13. Discussion
    Has anyone had success getting their inner monologue back? I hate focusing on this symptom but it is really affecting me. thankss for answering.
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! ♥︎ I'm an 18 year old girl who first developed DPDR due to anxiety when I was fifteen years old. I've had ups and down, but as everyone knows, at He start it is excruciating to slowly feel as if you're slipping away from yourself and all things familiar. Most days it seems like...
  15. Introduce Yourself
    Hi I am a 25 yr old male with depersonilization derealization disorder. I have a lot of different hallucinations about death and hear things that are not there. In 2018 I smoked marijuana and I had a bad panic attack thought I was going to die from there on after I kept getting detached from my...
  16. Discussion
    Hello there, I have got DP/DR but it is going so much better. Not 100% recovered, but it's so much better than it used to be :) I am really starting to get happy and my old self again, bit by bit. I am still struggeling though with something. Since DP/DR I have a strange pressure on my temple...
  17. Introduce Yourself
    Hey guys I'm new here to dpselfhelp, I guess i'll just lay it out all on the table so i seem more transparent. First. My father became ill of cancer in January of 2018, after a long and hard fought battle he passed away in August of 2019. I was unbelievably close to my dad as he was my best...
  18. Discussion
    Hey... Since over half a year I suffer from DP/DR, anxiety,panic... If this and my fear of developing schizophrenia wouldn't be enough, my mum told me yesterday that she has ovary cancer. I don't want anymore... I'm only 16 and I can't lose her! My DP/dR got stronger and I have constant fear and...
  19. Introduce Yourself
    Hello! My name is Alex and I am 21 years old. I woud like to share my dpdr experience. I've recently been diagnosed with this condition called Derealization and Depersonalization and I am going through some really difficult times at the moment. I realized that I suffer from this for over 5 to...
  20. Recovery Stories
    Hello all, A little background on myself: 20 years old, great family life, no trauma, great life prior to DPDR. I am not going to get into how I got DPDR too much since it's the same for the majority of people, smoked some weed on a normal August night at home, made dinner, watched TV then...
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