Like many of those with depersonalisation disorder
, my recovery was gradual.
Subjected to female genital mutilation, raped and impregnated by her father, sexually abused by other callous men of Iningue, and condemned to the commercialisation of her body, against her wish, for the gratification of her parents' primordial drives, Tanga ends up a sufferer of posttraumatic stress disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, unipolar depression, antisocial personality disorder, derealisation and depersonalisation disorders
. As in the case of Ateba, the theme of irreconcilable conflict between internal and external forces comes to the front burner position.
Simeon, "Depersonalisation disorder
: a contemporary overview," CNS Drugs, vol.
Numb (Cert 15, 89 mins, Scanbox Entertainment, DVD pounds 15.99, Comedy/Drama) Writer-director Harris Goldberg's romantic comedy centres on a screenwriter suffering from depersonalisation disorder
, which leaves him feeling disconnected from the world.
Cognitive-behaviour therapy for depersonalisation disorder
: an open study.
Defence psychiatrists gave evidence that the accused suffered from depersonalisation disorder
(7) The DSM-IV dissociative disorders are descriptive formulations: dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, dissociative identity disorder (previously called multiple personality disorder), depersonalisation disorder
, and a 'not otherwise specified' category that includes trance disorder, with or without possession.