What is derealization / depersonalization disorder? This is really impossible to convey to anyone who has never been inside of a brain state like that. Maybe someone could kind of understand it, if they are really good at putting themselves in a fantasy fiction book they are reading.
The difference is that you are fully aware you are reading a book but in derealization state you are never 100 percent sure that this is a temporary mind state.
You may be mostly sure that your brain is being affected. You may have a rational part of your brain telling you that you are in derealization state and that you should be careful doing things, like driving and cutting vegetables.
You may be hopeful that your brain will come back to a more normal state and that this is temporary. But you are never positively sure. There is a feeling of…
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