There are different forms of this response.
There are five types of dissociation, which are listed below. Occasional, mild episodes are part of ordinary, everyday life. Sometimes Ã¢â‚¬â€œ at the time of a one-off trauma or the prolonged identity confusion of adolescence, for instance Ã¢â‚¬â€œ more severe episodes are quite natural.
This is when people canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t remember incidents or experiences that happened at a particular time, or when they canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t remember important personal information.
A feeling that your body is unreal, changing or dissolving. It also includes out-of-body experiences, such as seeing yourself as if watching a movie.
The world around you seems unreal. You may see objects changing in shape, size or colour, or you may feel that other people are robots.
Feeling uncertain about who you are. You may feel as if there is a struggle within to define yourself.
This is when there is a shift in your role or identity that changes your behaviour in ways that others could notice. For instance, you may be very different at work from when you are at home.