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Identification Problems

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 15, 2021 9:17 AM

Anonymous 6 months

Im a teenager who has been forgotten my identity lately. It actually started when I were younger but it came back. I felt like Im in someone’s body. I felt like Im a soul. I forget my name and even how I look like. Not to mention I forget things I want to do or something in a sec. People said it causes of stress. Is it true? Should I be concerned?

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • stress
  • mental health condition - Dissociative Identity Disorder, Depersonalization Disorder, Dissociative Amnesia.
  • head injuries, such as concussions
  • infections in or around your brain
  • substance use disorder

Get a good rest with a restful sleep.

I would suggest you to seek help directly with hospitals and clinics that have psychiatric-based facilities if the condition is very critical.

However, the following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions .To know further with regards to your condition, or to be able to decide on which therapy best suited for your condition, additional assessment must be done. With that being said we encourage you to consult with the nearest clinic or hospital in your area. In addition you can also talk directly to our doctors by using this link. (DoctorOnCall) Thank you.

Last Updated: Mon Mar 15 2021 09:17:43 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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