Personality test based on Jung and Briggs Myers typology. Depersonalization disorder - children, causes, DSM, functioning, effects, therapy, adults, person. Photo by: James Steidl Definition Depersonalization is a state in which the individual ceases to perceive the reality of the self or the environment.
The patient feels that his or her body is unreal, is changing, or is dissolving; or that he or she is outside of the body. Depersonalization disorder is classified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 4th Edition, text Revision, also known as the DSM-IV-TR as one of the dissociative disorders. Handout #3: Behaviors Leading to Self Actualization.