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ADHD and the Highly Sensitive Person

“When I get too busy, I just feel overwhelmed!”

“When the dog starts barking, it really rattles my nerves.”

“I have a very strong emotional reaction to music.”

“I try very hard to do things thoroughly.”

“People sometimes tell me I am too sensitive or too shy.”

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Posted in ADHD, ADHD ADD, Blog, child parent, emotional regulation

More on AD/HD and Emotions

Do you ever feel that you are frustrated more easily than others? Quicker to anger?  More emotional in general?

Blame your AD/HD!

Although regulating emotions is not mentioned in the current diagnostic criteria for AD/HD, scientists and AD/HD experts increasingly acknowledge its role. 

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Posted in anger, emotional regulation, frustration