Welcome to our Dissociative Disorders topic center. These conditions involve a person being separated from reality or feeling separate from their own body, thoughts, and behaviors. These symptoms can affect every part of their life.
Very mild forms are common in all people. This can include the feeling of 'spacing out' for a bit. Another example would be someone having the sensation of being separate from their thoughts as though they are an alien in their body.
More severe forms often happen after very stressful events such as war, death, abuse and other traumatic situation. There are three conditions in this category including: