ONE important thing to remember that I learned, and have never forgotten is that these two effects CANNOT exist without
anxiety.....but that anxiety can exist without
Derealization is basically a change, an alteration in the PERCEPTION or experience of
the external world....in other words...everything LOOKS very strange, very "unreal" (movie like, in my experiences). Depersonalization is a subjective experience of
one's self. So the difference is...