Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder was virtually unknown to the general public twenty years ago. But the internet brought it out of total obscurity via discussion groups and webpages that continue to proliferate. During this time DDD has finally appeared in a number of mainstream magazine articles, YouTube videos, and even television talk shows. Much remains to be done. But the links provided here will lead so some of the media coverage to date.

 

The very first discussion of depersonalization on network television.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxAN2dhBy_8

And, more recently, in the United Kingdom…

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-41384979

Recent magazine articles:

From the Atlantic Monthly:

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/12/enlightenments-evil-twin/383726/

From The Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/04/depersonalisation-disorder-the-condition-youve-never-heard-of-that-affects-millions

From The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/im-not-me-a-bizarre-disorder-leaves-people-feeling-distant-from-their-bodies/2019/06/28/aab4a75e-5d48-11e9-842d-7d3ed7eb3957_story.html

From Elle magazine:

https://www.elle.com/life-love/a33849/depersonalization-disorder/

 

Currently, our board member, Elena Bezzubova Phd, writes a regular blog about DDD for Psychology Today:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-search-self/201211/life-depersonalization

 

Here is her most recent blog. Check it out:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-search-self/201911/marijuana-depersonalization-controversies

 

If you come across new media coverage from anywhere in the world, please us know and we’ll publish it here.

                                        

                                SUPPORT GROUP UPDATES

Our latest NYC Support Group was informative and helpful for all. Our next meeting is slated for February 15th in Newport Beach, California, hosted by our board member Elena Bezzubova Phd. Our alternate date is February 29th, if more convenient for all concerned. To save a spot and get specifics, just email us at depersonalizationstudies@gmail.com.