derealization


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derealization

(diːˌriːəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

derealisation

n
a symptom of various psychological and medical conditions, as well as a side-effect of certain treatments and drugs, whereby the world around one seems less realthe act of making something unreal
Translations

de·re·al·i·za·tion

n. separación de la realidad, ausencia de realización de un mundo exterior antes reconocido.

derealization

n (psych) desrealización f
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Other research has found that people may self-injure to diminish dissociation, depersonalization, and derealization and to relieve feelings of emptiness and numbness; others report that they gain a sense of control over their lives and their emotions secondary to injuring (Dallam, 1997; Simeon & Favazza, 2001).
After an hour and half, I began to formulate a diagnosis of a depersonalization disorder with derealization features.
They could manifest earlier as clinical disorders or subsyndromal conditions such as dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, or depersonalization and derealization disorders.
To defend oneself from the resulting feelings of catastrophic despair, annihilation, and disintegration, the individual develops primary defenses in the unconscious, fragmentation and derealization and depersonalization, which Fordham (1974) calls defenses of the self.
Acute neuropsychiatric effects include moderate derealization, depersonalization, thought blocking, impaired decision making, and slight elevation in anxiety (Schifano, 2000).
As a result of Ann Lee's repeated allusions to the universe and space, Gonzalez-Foerster contributed to the character's derealization more than she conferred a story upon her.
320)" to speak of a derealized part illustrating the derealized whole "to the same degree to which Cezanne heightens the 'significance' of the objects, the individual in a, state of derealization divests them of it" (p.
9) derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself)
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It is not surprising that depersonalization and derealization are common in schizophrenia and in the prodrome stage.
In our point of view; one of the possible explanations on the enhancement by SWCNT doping comes from the efficient interaction between SWNTs and gel, which causes the effective degree of electron derealization to rise and protonation of gel elevates with the increase of electrical conductivity and ultimately electroactivity of the gel becomes better.