Scary and unpredictable: what is dissociation and what does it feel like?

Scary and unpredictable: what is dissociation and what does it feel like?
 

Imagine looking at your own hands and feeling like they don’t belong to you; not recognising your own voice when you speak; or even feeling like your observing your own body from another corner of the room.
That’s what life can feel like for someone with a dissociative condition, a rare mental illness that affects about one per cent of the population.
Those affected say it’s almost impossible to describe to others, but many mention losing their senses, developing alternative personalities or even forgetting long stretches of time.
One man even described losing an entire month of his life to... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 42
Source: Metro
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