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DISSOCIATIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER
Advice from the Dissociated Part 1: A Peek at the Depersonalized Perception
Student, Smith College
The only word to describe my experience with depersonalization/derealization is "colossal." When something colossal occurs in your life, it is meant to be learned from and shared.
Gods, Selves, and Schizophrenic Brains
Founder, The Connectome
Whether a person's "identities" can be dissociated or not, it's clear from Hans' story that certain aspects of a mind can become somehow "out of step" from one another. And that's essentially what neuroscientists think is happening in a schizophrenic person's brain.
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