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Depersonalization Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Dissociative Disorder Statistics, Dissociative Statistics, Chronic Depersonalization Disorder Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Depersonalization Disorder

  • According to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Mental Health revealed that fifty percent of adults in the United States experienced one or two short attacks of depersonalization during their lifetime, as a result of stressful events. 8
  • Approximately 1/3 of patients experiencing life-threatening illnesses are prone to brief depersonalization attacks just like 40% of psychiatric cases.
  • There are twice as many women than men who are prone to depersonalization disorder. However, there is no proof whether women are at higher risk for the disorder or more likely to seek treatment for its symptoms. There is minimal information about the prevalence of depersonalization in the various racial or ethnic groups.
  • Depersonalization disorder is a characterized as a rare disease which affects less than 200,000 people in the general population of the United States.

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