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It is quite possible to trigger DP/DR by meditating.

Dr. Willoughby Britton has done some good research about adverse effects of meditation.
 

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There is no such thing. It's like asking if someone got bp disorder or anxiety disorder from meditation ?? You can meditate and take your mind to calm places but not getting such disorders from that.
 

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EDIT: nevermind.
 

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There is no such thing. It's like asking if someone got bp disorder or anxiety disorder from meditation ?? You can meditate and take your mind to calm places but not getting such disorders from that.
Anitas, I think it is unlikely to trigger DP from basic mindful meditation or by focusing on breathing.

But there are other contemplative types of meditation (such as Vipassana etc). These are the types of meditations that are likely to trigger DP or other distressful states of mind.

When I was first discovering about DP I watched a presentation by Dr. Willoughby Britton about "Depersonalization triggered by meditation". It was on vimeo but it seems that video is not available now.

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* The Dark Side of Meditation,

 

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A friend of mine got fullblown dpdr from intense meditation, but he was prone to dissociation before. Its been 3 years now, hes gotten much bette rbut still has it. Meditation is very much a double edge sword.
 
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