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Q.1
Do you ever experience sudden, intense bouts of rage when your feelings are hurt?

Q.2
Do you ever experience sudden, intense bouts of depression when your think you have been rejected or criticized?

Q.3
Are you your own harshest critic?

Q.4
Do you ever feel anxious in social situations because you assume that no one likes you?

Q.5
Do you consider yourself a “people pleaser,” often going above and beyond to get on someone’s good side?

Q.6
Do you ever pass up opportunities or avoid starting projects because you’re afraid you’ll fail?

Q.7
Have you ever been called “overly sensitive” or a “head case” because of your strong emotional reactions?

Q.8
Do you often dedicate more time than is necessary to a project or become perfectionistic to make sure your work has no mistakes (and is above reproach)?

Q.9
Do you ever experience your emotions as a physical sensation, as though you’ve been punched in the chest or physically “wounded?”

Q.10
Do you ever feel shame about the “lack of control” you have over your emotions?

Q.11
Before you were diagnosed with ADHD, were you told you might be depressed? Have bipolar disorder? Have a borderline character disorder?

Q.12
Do you ever shy away from close friendships or romantic relationships, because you worry that if people “know the real you,” they won’t like you?

Q.13
Do you assume the worst in commonplace interactions — worrying you will be fired every time your boss calls you in to her office, for instance?

Q.14
Do you regularly think that you cannot go on feeling this way?

Q.15
Do you ever avoid meeting new people or trying new things because your fear of rejection and criticism is so strong?

Q.16
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