Definitions for "Depersonalization disorder"
Syndrome characterized by depersonalization accompanied by clinically significant emotional distress or impairment.
dissociative disorder (see below) characterized by persistent or recurring feelings of detachment.
A dissociative disorder in which the individual feels unreal and estranged from the self and surroundings enough to disrupt functioning. People with this disorder may feel that their extremities have changed in size or that they are watching themselves from a distance.