Emotional Dysregulation in Children and Teens

 ADHD in the News 2020-01-09

Emotional dysregulation isn’t so much a disorder as it is a symptom. Being emotionally dysregulated means a person feels emotions more intensely than they should, feels them for longer than they should, feels them at inappropriate times, or responds to them in extreme ways. People who exhibit signs of emotional dysregulation often have severe mood swings or extreme emotional instability...For example, some people with ADHD experience emotional dysregulation, but not all.