Maladaptive Daydreaming: where wild minds come to rest
At this point, because most doctors haven't heard of it, people pretty much have to self-diagnose. More research is being done, and we're trying to spread the word, but that's a really long, slow process.
The term was coined by Dr. Eli Somer. He's currently researching it again with Jayne Bigelsen, who also researched it with Dr. Cynthia Schupak, who's become a close friend of mine.