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5 signs of Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria in people with Complex PTSD

Published on Feb 09, 2024 06:13 PM IST
  • From self-sabotaging behaviours to avoiding social situations, here are a few signs of Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria in C-PTSD.
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Complex PTSD refers to a mental condition where a person may experience the symptoms of PTSD along with additional symptoms. Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria is the term used in Complex PTSD where people have difficulty in accepting perceived rejection or failure. "Living with RSD can be challenging, but it's crucial to remember that you're not alone. Many individuals with CPTSD experience this, and there are ways to cope," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 09, 2024 06:13 PM IST

Complex PTSD refers to a mental condition where a person may experience the symptoms of PTSD along with additional symptoms. Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria is the term used in Complex PTSD where people have difficulty in accepting perceived rejection or failure. "Living with RSD can be challenging, but it's crucial to remember that you're not alone. Many individuals with CPTSD experience this, and there are ways to cope," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith.(Unsplash)

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People with Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria may show heightened emotional responses, especially to difficult emotions, such as sadness and anger. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 09, 2024 06:13 PM IST

People with Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria may show heightened emotional responses, especially to difficult emotions, such as sadness and anger. (Unsplash)

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They are also harsh critics of themselves. They talk to themselves in a very negative tone – this can affect their self-esteem. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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They are also harsh critics of themselves. They talk to themselves in a very negative tone – this can affect their self-esteem. (Unsplash)

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They try to avoid social situations because of the fear of being rejected by people. They try to isolate themselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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They try to avoid social situations because of the fear of being rejected by people. They try to isolate themselves. (Unsplash)

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They have severe difficulty in trusting people. They feel that they will end up getting hurt. Hence, they try to not be vulnerable to anyone. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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They have severe difficulty in trusting people. They feel that they will end up getting hurt. Hence, they try to not be vulnerable to anyone. (Unsplash)

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Self-sabotaging behavioural patterns such as withdrawing from relationships or letting go of opportunities because of the fear of failure is very common in Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 09, 2024 06:13 PM IST

Self-sabotaging behavioural patterns such as withdrawing from relationships or letting go of opportunities because of the fear of failure is very common in Rejection-Sensitive Dysphoria. (Unsplash)

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