Depersonalization Disorder

11 02 2012

So I took this test. Because a little while ago I realized that I disassociate quite a lot. I didn’t even know that some of the things I was doing were disassociating.  I scored a 58. 

 

 

 

At times anyone may feel as if they are just going through the motions of life, or they may experience detachment from their feelings, but if these sensations are consistent and are making it hard to function and relate to others, these may be signs of dissociation. This screening test is designed to determine whether you have experienced signs of depersonalization and may be at risk for a dissociative disorder. Review the following statements and indicate how often you have had that experience. After finishing the test, click Score my Questionnaire and you will receive a brief summary. It is recommended that you share this questionnaire with a physician or mental health professional who can perform a complete evaluation and can determine whether you are experiencing depression and/or depersonalization.

 
    Never Once or
twice
Sometimes Many
times
Almost
all the
time
Only with
drugs or
alcohol
1. I have gone thru the motions of living while the real me was far away from what was happening to me.
2. I have felt that I was living in a dream
3. I have been able to see myself from a distance, as if I were outside of my body watching a movie of myself.
4. I feel that I can turn off or detach from my emotions.
5. My behavior has felt out of control.
6. I have purposely hurt or cut myself so that I could feel pain or that I am real.
7. I have gone through the motions of working while I felt that my mind was somewhere else.
8. I feel as if I am “spacey”.
9. I have had the feeling that I was a stranger to myself or have not recognized myself in the mirror.
10. One part of me does things while an observing part talks to me about them.
11. I have felt as if parts of my body were disconnected from the rest of my body.
12. My whole body or parts of it have seemed unreal or foreign to me.
13. I have felt as if words flowed from my mouth but they were not in my control.
14. I have felt that my emotions are not in my control.
15. I have felt invisible.
               
IF YOU HAVE HAD ANY OF THE ABOVE EXPERIENCES, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:
      NO YES      
Did the experience(s) interfere with your relationships with friends, family or coworkers?      
Did it affect your ability to work?      
Did it cause you discomfort or stress?      
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3 responses

12 02 2012
peniscolony

“Your score of 37 falls in the range of Severe Depersonalization (25-75).We recommend that you be evaluated by a professional who is trained in the administration of the full SCID-D interview.”

Hmm. No.

12 02 2012
amiablenotagreeable

Apparently no matter your score you’re severe?

12 02 2012
peniscolony

I played it again and just put some stuff, you have to score under 15 for it to say you’re totally cool

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