While dissociative disorders affect 1–3 percent of the population, they are often misdiagnosed. People with dissociative disorders typically experience breaks from reality that are not severe enough to be considered psychotic breaks. These breaks usually involve a sense of disconnect between a person’s memories, surroundings, thoughts, actions and identity.
Assessing Your Risk of Dissociative Disorder
These confidential quizzes can help you recognize if you have symptoms of a mental health disorder. Please note that these self-assessments cannot serve as substitutes for an official, clinical diagnosis. Only a medical professional can diagnose you with a mental health disorder like a dissociative disorder. To determine whether you need treatment, discuss your results with a mental health professional.