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derealization

 [de-re″al-ĭ-za´shun]
loss of sensation of the reality of one's surroundings; the feeling that something has happened, that the world has been changed and altered, that one is detached from one's environment. It is seen most frequently in schizophrenia. See also depersonalization.

de·re·al·i·za·tion

(dē-rē'ă-li-zā'shŭn),
An alteration in one's perception of the environment such that things that are ordinarily familiar seem strange, unreal, or two-dimensional.

derealization

Psychiatry An altered and unreal perception of things and objects in space/time, which may be accompanied by depersonalization. See Hallucination.

de·re·al·i·za·tion

(dē-rē'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
An alteration in one's perception of the environment such that things that are ordinarily familiar seem strange, unreal, or two dimensional.

derealization

See DEPERSONALIZATION.

Derealization

A dissociative symptom in which the external environment is perceived as unreal.

Patient discussion about derealization

Q. If the lie is our truth & living the truth feels fake & unreal how do we persevere to the needed chang there's the real me, good & underdeveloped. there is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the addict me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed & strong. two out of three are tough odds to deal with...

A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. this is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it's moral judge you.
good luck.

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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.
In other words, the lines between reality and surreal get temporarily blurred and the person may experience a symptom of severe anxiety called derealisation.
Tout en demeurant conscient, le patient rapportera parfois se sentir " gele " ou encore engourdi, il decrira une experience de depersonnalisation ou de derealisation. Datas d'autres contextes de suivi ou de psychotherapie, le clinicien observera des changements d'affect, une modification du ton de la voix, de style de langage, de transfert suite a une transition dans le climat affectif de l'entrevue.
Tanto em relacao a prosa como em relacao a poesia se insiste sobre a fragilidade da libertas; no entanto, a poesia parece antecipar, segundo a designacao da autora, uma "derealisation" da liberdade que a prosa ha-de exprimir na epoca de Tiberio.
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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.
Innovations also generated new perceptive models that reinforced this effect of 'derealisation'.
These three symptoms, "derealisation, losing control and disturbed sleeping pattern" (Schlebusch 2000:44), are again typical symptoms of anxiety.
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"].
What could it be ATHE feeling you describe is called Derealisation and when associated with feeling dizzy it is a sign your blood pressure is low.