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Stranger to My Self: Inside Depersonalization: The Hidden Epidemic

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A journalistic, yet highly personal examination of depersonalization as a disorder, and a cultural phenomenon, including case histories, treatment, and literary and spiritual perspectives. Written by the co-author of the groundbreaking "Feeling Unreal: Depersonalization Disorder and the Loss of the Self" (Oxford University Press, 2006), "Stranger to My Self" explores all a ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published January 21st 2011 by Johns Road Publishing
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Carisa Burns
Oct 19, 2011 Carisa Burns rated it really liked it
This was not well written as it jumped around alot and was very repetitive in alot of ways. Also there were way too many personal stories, quotes and philosophizing. HOwever, if you skip alot of chapters and just read the beginning and close to the end that explains about treatment options, I found that this was a very helpful book. I think from the confusing way this book was written, it doesnt seem like the author got over his depersonalization even though I think he said he did. If you suffer ...more
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Apr 06, 2016 Kim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was a free sample and I love true stories. I enjoyed what I read and would like to read the entire book.
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Pretty much an updated version of feeling unreal.
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