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Loss of the sense of the reality of people or objects in one's environment.



a sense of change or unreality in one’s environment that appears in certain mental illnesses (for example, schizophrenia, cyclothymia, epilepsy).

While experiencing derealization, the outside world is perceived as foreign, artificial, changed, and sometimes distant, vague, and dreamlike. Time seems too fast, or else it seems to have stopped. Unfamiliar surroundings seem to have been seen before and, conversely, familiar situations and places seem strange, as though seen for the first time. Derealization is often accompanied by melancholy, fear, and confusion; it is often combined with depersonalization. It is treated by eliminating the primary illness.

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However, it is very clear that Tanga suffers from a type of psychological disorder known as derealisation and depersonalisation having lost reality of herself, her status and environment.
Summary: Derealisation may be described as a feeling of being removed from the environment whereby people and objects appear imaginary and distant
Own goals Grandiose ability Depersonalization, lack of will Own Delusions of control, Poverty of thought, loss of intentions thought insertion affect Others' Delusions of persecution, Derealisation, social intentions third-person hallucinations withdrawal
6) It is characterised by the presence of four sets of symptoms: dissociative features (numbing, derealisation, depersonalisation); persistent re-experiencing of the event; marked avoidance of stimuli associated with the trauma; and symptoms of anxiety and hyperarousal.
Cette image trouble se repete chaque fois que le recit s'arrete a la description de la marche et accentue l'impression de derealisation qui enveloppe ce voyage.
15) Partly, this was due to a fear of derealisation that seems provoked by any new technology, which at first is described in terms of a lack or absence, as in 'wireless' or 'horseless carriage' for instance.
However, the small defence offered by the 'technique' of inverted commas (51) is dropped when he affirms that 'real time is a derealisation of time, as if time were really real only in remaining unreal, chronically diachronic, asynchronized'.
Tout en demeurant conscient, le patient rapportera parfois se sentir " gele " ou encore engourdi, il decrira une experience de depersonnalisation ou de derealisation.
213), une forme de derealisation, d'illusion, de mystification que construisent de concert le guide et le touriste.
More specifically however, Steinberg's (2004) structured clinical interview for the diagnosis of DID identified the five core symptoms as amnesia, depersonalisation, derealisation, identity confusion and identity alteration.
Glissant indeed highlights "un sentiment de derealisation dans l'Europe actuelle, au moment ou elle tente de se faire" (Traite 105) ["a feeling of derealization in today's Europe, the moment Europe attempts to create itself"].