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What are disorders, symptoms of dpd? What are all disorders, symptoms of dpd? Can it be that at first occurs symptoms of dpd and then dpd? Or just dpd with some symptoms or many symptoms only? When i was about 4 years of age, i was afraid that Earth is round. Could that be symptom of dpd?
Who knows, answer please. Approximately or exactly. Thank you. :)
In reference to your question, as well as the comments below under "woe is me", it is important to remember that Depersonalization can be a symptom, as well as a full-blown disorder. It is the Disorder that seems most resistant to treatment, and it is clearly defined in the DSM-IV and explained and referenced in many places online. The feelings of depersonalization, as a symptom, can appear in depression, anxiety and/or panic disorder, bipolar disorder, PTSD and even schizophrenia. Often, people suffer from many symptoms of one of these disorders but focus in on the feeling of depersonalization (which is hard to ignore) and then conclude that they might have DPD when they don't. Your mention of the fear of the earth being round at such a young age is interesting—I myself had a similar experience when I was 7 or 8, but I think this is more a transient part of growing up as a sensitive, perceptive, observant person, coupled with internal physiological changes, than being a specific precursor to DPD. (It's hard to say since there are no studies about how many children with this kind of thought typically develop DPD). Bottom line, if a person experiences the symptoms outlined in the DSM-IV (ie., detachment from one's sense of self, feelings of unreality, etc.) and experiences these in the ABSENCE of other symptoms relating specifically to other disorders, for an extended period, then that person may be diagnosed with Depersonalization Disorder.
"Officially" only in the sense of compiling the latest research findings via Dr. Simeon for any necessary updates of "Feeling Unreal" in future editions, or when it goes to paperback. I am awaiting the results of several trials right now and hope to be able to publish them here.
Dpd was about 7 years. I was attacked, hit in the back of head, then about 4 times in the face. As it comes out, PTSD occured. After punches i defended myself, i grabbed his hands and then released. I don't remember exactly, but it looks like, he said "i'm sorry". I had PTSD for about 3 years and 5 months. Now remained dp/dr [or whatever what it, this condition is] and 4 or 5 other things. I hope i will be cured soon from these things. :)
Wish me luck. :)