Category Archives: Depersonalization

Gender Analysis in Slate: An interview on trans depersonalization and “rapid onset gender dysphoria”

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones My letter to the Brown Daily Herald on “rapid onset gender dysphoria”, and Lisa Littman’s response I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Evan … Continue reading

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My letter to the Brown Daily Herald on “rapid onset gender dysphoria”, and Lisa Littman’s response

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization This weekend, I wrote in to the Brown Daily Herald on the controversy over a recent study on “rapid onset gender dysphoria” by Brown assistant professor Lisa Littman:

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“Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones

Previously: Fresh trans myths of 2017: “rapid onset gender dysphoria” “Rapid onset gender dysphoria”: What a hoax diagnosis looks like Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: widespread and widely unrecognized Lisa Littman’s long-awaited “rapid onset gender dysphoria” (ROGD) study was finally published … Continue reading

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Born dead: Learning how to live after depersonalization

  Neo: Why do my eyes hurt? Morpheus: You’ve never used them before. From my earliest memories until starting HRT at age 23, I suffered severe depersonalization, a chronic and distressing syndrome of perceived detachment from your self, your emotions, … Continue reading

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5 things to know about transgender depersonalization

“…I was a dispassionate observer of my own life. The person who went through the motions wasn’t the observer-me. Whenever the acting-me felt any emotions, the observer-me recognized the emotions but didn’t feel them herself.” 1. Chronic depersonalization is a … Continue reading

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