Lulu is a 26-year-old Swiss artist and the creator of “Planetmclulu” comics. Two years in the past she was recognized with depersonalization/derealization dysfunction (DPDR) – a uncommon psychological dysfunction that impacts roughly 1 to 2 p.c of the inhabitants. Just lately she created an informative comedian displaying what it’s wish to dwell with such a uncommon dysfunction.
“DPDR just isn’t very well-known as a result of it’s a bizarre and arduous to explain psychological dysfunction and other people typically endure in silence,” writes Lulu. “DPDR could be a analysis by itself however in typically instances it‘s additionally a symptom of one other psychological dysfunction equivalent to anxiousness, dissociative problems, and many others… It‘s typically attributable to smoking weed, trauma and different issues.” The primary yr after realizing she had the dysfunction, the artist suffered in silence: “I couldn’t describe what I used to be going via… Individuals who don’t have this dysfunction typically simply don’t perceive.”
Lulu created the comedian to everybody who suffers from DPDR or just really feel unusual and can’t clarify to their family and friends why they do. “All of those illustrations could look cute and every little thing does not likely sound horrible, however let me let you know – DPDR is hell and I might by no means want this on my worst enemy!” warns the artist. “I hope my comics assist somebody on the market!”
Take a look at Lulu’s detailed comedian on what it’s like residing with DPDR within the gallery beneath!
“Unusual me in a wierd world”
Imaginative and prescient issues
“Is that this actually me?”