Hypersensitivity — also known as being a “highly sensitive person” (HSP) — is not a disorder. It is an attribute common in people with ADHD.
Is being a highly sensitive person a disorder?
HSP isnt a disorder or a condition, but rather a personality trait thats also known as sensory-processing sensitivity (SPS).
What is HSP mental illness?
A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a term for those who are thought to have an increased or deeper central nervous system sensitivity to physical, emotional, or social stimuli.
Is there a sensitivity disorder?
Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information (stimuli). Sensory information includes things you see, hear, smell, taste, or touch. SPD can affect all of your senses, or just one. SPD usually means youre overly sensitive to stimuli that other people are not.