5 Signs You're Experiencing Dissociation

There are many ways our bodies escape from stress. One way is through dissociation. Dissociation is a defense mechanism where we unconsciously push away conflicting or threatening emotions from our subconscious mind. It’s a form of compartmentalizing your feelings so that you do not have to deal with them. Below are a few different signs that you are or have experienced dissociation. DISCLAIMER: This video is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or guidance Writer: Sara Del Villar Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Zyan Méndez (@tomboi.studio) YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Casarella, J. (2020, September 27). Mental Health: Depersonalization Disorder. WebMD . https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/d.... Duckworth, M.P., Iezzi, T., Archibald, Y. et al. Dissociation and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Pain. International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health 5, 129–139 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1012958206465 Ehlers, A., & Steil, R. (1995). Maintenance of intrusive memories in posttraumatic stress disorder: a cognitive approach. Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 23(3), 217–249. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135246580001... Gluck, S., & Croft, H. (2016, July 1). Dissociation. Everything is Unreal. HealthyPlace. https://www.healthyplace.com/anxiety-.... MayoClinic Staff. (2017, November 17). Dissociative disorders. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-c.... Morton, K. (2020, December 7). Is It Dissociation? YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSG09.... Sang, F. Y., Jáuregui-Renaud, K., Green, D. A., Bronstein, A. M., & Gresty, M. A. (2006). Depersonalisation/derealisation symptoms in vestibular disease. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 77(6), 760–766. https://doi.org/10.1136/jnnp.2005.075473 Spiegel, D. (2021, March). Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder – Psychiatric Disorders. Merck Manuals Professional Edition. https://www.merckmanuals.com/professi.... Vogel, M., Krippl, M., Frenzel, L., Riediger, C., Frommer, J., Lohmann, C., & Illiger, S. (2019). Dissociation and Pain-Catastrophizing: Absorptive Detachment as a Higher-Order Factor in Control of Pain-Related Fearful Anticipations Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). Journal of clinical medicine, 8(5), 697. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8050697 Transcript: modified/corrected by alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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