BY WILLIAM DODSON, M.D. Rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD) is an extreme emotional sensitivity and emotional pain triggered by the perception – not necessarily the reality – that a person has been rejected, teased, or criticized by important people in their life. RSD may also be triggered by a sense of failure, or falling short – failing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Science can’t measure the emotional impact of ADHD — but when it comes to fear of failure, it’s real and profound. by William Dodson, M.D. You cannot manage the impairments of ADHD until you understand how you process emotion. Researchers have ignored the emotional component of ADHD because it can’t be measured. Yet emotional disruptions are […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Devastated by Disapproval