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Ekm

842d

Hi, I’m diagnosed with a lot of mental illnesses, but Maladaptive Daydreaming is not official, even though my therapist agrees I have the symptoms of it. She says it’s just my coping mechanism and a visual imagination. Is anyone officially diagnosed, and can you be, since it’s not in the DSM?

    • castiel

      829d

      There is suggested criteria but as far as i know, no. Talked to my doctor about it and she said she cant do anything because its not recognized by doctors

    • Emma40

      839d

      In my experience, it's one of those diagnoses that don't get "officially" diagnosed, but as you see here many people are coping with it so you're not alone in this.

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