15 PTSD Signs & Symptoms | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Temporary disconnection with one’s reality

Temporary disconnection with one’s reality
Temporary disconnection with one’s reality

This is clinically named dissociative symptoms, and it is further divided into two different types, depersonalization and derealization. Depersonalization refers to a disconnection with one’s body that feels as if the patient was staring at himself as an external observer. It is a sense of unreality of oneself and one’s body. Conversely, derealization is a disconnection with the external world and makes the patient feel in a distorted an irrealistic world in a condition that feels similar to a realistic dream.

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