Rejection sensitive dysphoria

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What is Rejection sensitive dysphoria?

Rejection sensitive dysphoria is heightened sensitivity to emotional pain triggered by the perception that a person has been teased, criticized, or rejected by a loved one.

Common symptoms reported by people with Rejection sensitive dysphoria

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Rejection sensitive dysphoria

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Catapres TTS patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vitamin B12 Prescription (cyanocobalamin))
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Rejection sensitive dysphoria, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Rejection sensitive dysphoria

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Catapres TTS patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for Rejection sensitive dysphoria (1 evaluation)
Side effects
lethargy
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness sexual dysfunction 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vitamin B12 Prescription (cyanocobalamin))
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Rejection sensitive dysphoria, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Rejection sensitive dysphoria on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 1

These charts show data from Rejection sensitive dysphoria patients who have completed their condition history
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