What Is Dissociative Disorder?
2. What Are the Primary Symptoms?
The three categories of dissociative disorder share a number of symptoms. A sense of emotional and personal detachment and blurred identity is common. People with the condition are often depressed or anxious and may have suicidal thoughts.
It is not unusual for individuals suffering from the disorder to experience significant struggles with their interpersonal relationships. There are often serious challenges at work or in other important aspects of life. It can be very difficult to deal with the emotional stresses encountered in day-to-day life.