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Hey there, in my own personal oppinion, I'd think that you are not schizophrenic, but can entirely empathize with how you feel and feeling that the world is a stage/ set up,but that just sounds like a symptom/obsession caused by DP/DR. Generally, people that have schizophrenia etc, have no notion that there is anything wrong with the thoughts that they have,and wouldn't even consider that they may be schizophrenic. They just don't have that depth of self reflection at the time they are experiencing it, I think. Also, the ability to separate these thoughts from reality and knowing that they are not the truth, is what separates us DP/DR sufferers from people with genuine psychotic illnesses. Again, in my own opinion, I'd advise you see a doctor/ Psychiatrist and explain how you are feeling and seek their opinion. Above all, don't worry, it's likely just the DP/DR that's causing you to feel this way :) stay strong.
 

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You're welcome :) I have no real knowledge about ocd ,sorry about that. Although I guess maybe our condition has elements of it. But, on the other hand, I know it is so much easier to give someone else rational advice, than to listen to it yourself, and believe me, I know. I've had so many scary thoughts/ obsessions, worrying about "what if this is the case and I just dont know it" , "what if that" , etc, etc. BUT, if you are completely honest with yourself, I think that you KNOW deep down, just like with every other obssesion you've probably had, that it is for sure 100% BS, and that there is a completely rational explanation for anything that worries you. What I did, was I said to myself that "To believe this (insert current worry) would be as stupid as to believe that wood is made out of marshmallows (or something equally as ridiculous)", because honestly, what has worried me in the past, is just as ridiculous.
 
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