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How common is depersonalization disorder?

Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine

Depersonalization is a common symptom of many psychiatric disorders and often occurs in dangerous situations, such as assaults, accidents or serious illnesses.

Depersonalization as a separate disorder is quite rare.

 

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