What is depersonalisation-derealisation disorder?

DP-DR disorder affects everyone in different ways | Credit: Megan Milstead

These dissociative disorders are often unheard of – The Voice of London wants to change that.

Depersonalisation-derealisation disorder affects 1.3 million people in the UK, according to The Guardian.

Despite these figures, many people still don’t fully understand what it is and how it affects those who have it.

Watch our explainer below:

If you are struggling with your mental health, there is help available. Contact Rethink on 0300 5000 927 (9:30am – 4pm, Monday to Friday). In the case of an emergency, call 999.

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Special thanks Dr Kirren (Instagram/Tiktok handle: @drkirren)

Words and animation: Megan Milstead | Subbing: Hannah Ozkadi

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