depersonalisation disorder

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Noun1.depersonalisation disorder - emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness
dissociative disorder - dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
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99, Comedy/Drama) Writer-director Harris Goldberg's romantic comedy centres on a screenwriter suffering from depersonalisation disorder, which leaves him feeling disconnected from the world.
Defence psychiatrists gave evidence that the accused suffered from depersonalisation disorder.
7) The DSM-IV dissociative disorders are descriptive formulations: dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, dissociative identity disorder (previously called multiple personality disorder), depersonalisation disorder, and a 'not otherwise specified' category that includes trance disorder, with or without possession.