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  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Discussion
    Well I'm back again. The funny thing is I had totally forgotten I had even posted here before until I tried to create an account. My first occurrence with dr/dp happened in June 2016. My psychiatrist upped by dosage of Zoloft to 200mg and I have been fine ever since. Then last week, I just lost...
  11. Discussion
    Okay...so recently I scrolled through some topics on this site...then I read this disscusion .... read the first comment about schizo ocd... https://www.dpselfhelp.com/forum/index.php?/topic/42867-why-anxiety-is-not-related-to-schizophrenia/?fromsearch=1 This sums up pretty good what I think I...
  12. Discussion
    Hey I'm asking myselve if anyone else is feeling what I feel... -everything is rlly clear (rarley everything is rlly dizzy) -dizziness -like I'm in another dimension -the world feels so small and limited -although I have goals in life, everything feels useless, the same and like everything what...
  13. Discussion
    Okay since I have DP/DR (because of a panik attake) I became obsessed with my feelings and thoughts... I'm so scared that I (will) develope(d) schizophrenia (what if I'm in prodome phase??) or a psychosis?? I mean there's a chance that I "just" have anxiety + OCD (i have a history of anxiety and...
  14. Recovery Stories
    I am going to keep this post as short and factual as possible. First cause I haven't opened a DP forum in many years now, and I don't want to. Leaving all those online resources behind is what started my journey to recovery. I will not come back on this forum to reply to any question. I said...
  15. Introduce Yourself
    Hey, guys. I'm a European guy in his 20s. I've been battling depersonalisation and severe anxiety and anhedonia for at least four years now. It's weird that I don't even know the first time I got DP. It just came unnoticed. Perhaps it's psychosis. I don't know. I'm currently on 30 mg...
  16. Treatment Options
    Hello all, I thought I would start a thread on my experimentation with tDCS because I have seen very few posts about it on here. For those who don't know, tDCS is a non-invasive brain stimulation therapy that runs a direct current from a positive electrode (anode) to a negative electrode...
  17. Discussion
    My Recovery Story First, let me say that the reason you'll see more bleak stories and comments than positive ones is that once you've recovered, you're back to living your life and you've moved past it, so generally speaking you don't feel like taking the time to revisit and write about your...
  18. Introduce Yourself
    Hi to all reading and viewing this ???? i just wanted to share my experience regarding depersonalization and derealization. Im from Philippines and im 16 yrs old. I wanted to share my story and somehow help you guys as well. It was around the last week of april 2018 when my dp started after my...
  19. Discussion
    Hi Everyone, Sometimes I go through good periods where I am treated to a half normal existence and can do every day to day stuff and then there is times like now where I just want to sleep, literally just sleep and wake up when I am feeling better but most of the time I don't. How do you all...
  20. Mental & Physical Health
    Hi all, I have had DP/DR for 3 years but made big improvements. I started to adopt a healthy lifestyle and focused a lot on mindfulness. I saw big improvements over the months and years but almost two years ago, something happened. I got ill. It felt like a heavy flu and I just tried to give...
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