Here you will find a selection of resources such as articles, studies, videos and more.
Unreal board member Joe Perkins has his own YouTube Channel DPD Diaries, where he talks in depth about his experiences of DPRD. In this video, Joe talks to Unreal founder Jane Charlton about her experiences of Derealisation.
26 September 2017
For people living with depersonalisation disorder the world appears unreal, as if through a haze or fog - or even in 2D.
Many are emotionally numb, unable to feel love even for their own family.
Shaun O'Connor, 30 May 2019, BBC Three
What would it feel like to smoke cannabis and never sober up? That's how this relatively undiagnosed mental health condition can make sufferers feel.
Hannah Ewens, Tuesday 29 December 2015, The Guardian
On holiday with her family, Hannah looked in the mirror and saw a stranger.
Ciaran Tracey, BBC Radio 5 live, 25 July 2017
Unreal ambassador dodie talks about her experience of DPRD and tries a trans-cranial magnetic stimulation.
Research Articles & Publications
Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality (2nd Edition)
A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques.
Available from all good book retailers.
Primary Care Guidance: Assessing severity of depersonalisation and derealisation symptoms. BMJ, 2017
This infographic provides primary care guidance for clinicians assessing the severity of DPRD symptoms in patients. This infographic can be useful for patients to give to their doctor or mental health professional if they feel it is appropriate.