Although it does not have an official set of symptoms and is not a medical diagnosis, rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD) is an emotional response characterized by an extreme sensitivity to perceived or actual rejection, criticism, or failure. This condition often coexists with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often struggle with perseverance. It refers to the tendency to get stuck on a particular thought, activity, or behavior and have difficulty shifting focus. The result can be reduced productivity, impaired social interactions, and increased stress levels, among other things.
Under the ADA, employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities unless it would create an undue hardship for the company. Understanding the ADA and the concept of reasonable accommodations is crucial when preparing for a meeting with HR to request accommodations.