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I have had had depersonalization for a long time now. Is there any way I can recover or is it permanent?

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asked May 4, 2017 in General by D.

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Yes you can recover from it. But it depends on what disorder is associated with the depersonalization. The following article may be helpful: https://anxietyboss.com/derealization-a-defense-mechanism-for-anxiety/
answered May 4, 2017 by drcarlo (291,610 points)
What does this mean? What disorders make it untreatable? I think mine stems from OCD.
Depersonalization is just a symptom. To make it go away, you have to treat the underlying problem. So if it is from OCD, then that should be the focus of treatment. Please follow-up with your doctor for more specific questions, as I can't make diagnoses or clinical recommendations via email or online. This is meant to be purely educational, for the benefit of the viewership, and not meant for individual medical advice.
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