Chronic stress can lead to anxiety, panic attacks and even depersonalization. Why does this happen? Well when you are under chronic stress your brain does not have time to recover from the damage, this can cause depersonalization to happen. Many people think that depersonalization is triggered only by trauma such as sexual abuse, or a car accident, but in fact there are many things that can cause it to happen, one of which is subtle but chronic stress.
What Are Some Examples of Chronic Stress?
- Relationship problems
Any of these things combined can cause chronic stress, especially if you are prone to anxiety and panic attacks. Why is it that some people can handle stress better than others? Why is that some people will never experience depersonalization while others do? That has to do with your childhood and your attachment style.