Your Emotional Riot — Or Why ADHD Makes You Feel So Much

The volatile (and sometimes destructive) emotions associated with ADHD can manifest as frustration, sensitivity, or tendency to depression. Here’s what you should know to control it.

Sensitive to Criticism

Nearly everyone with ADHD answers an emphatic yes to the question: “Have you always been more sensitive than others to rejection, teasing, criticism, or your own perception that you have failed or fallen short?” This is the definition of a condition called rejection-sensitive dysphoria (RSD), which many ADDers experience.
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