Highly Sensitive Person (HSP): Definition, Signs, & Strengths
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Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “Signs of a Highly Sensitive Person,” “Potential Challenges For HSPs,” and “How to Thrive as an HSP.” Added “What Is a Highly Sensitive Person,” “What Causes High Sensitivity,” “Benefits of Being an HSP,” and “Similar HSP Conditions & Traits.” New material written by Nicole Artz, LMFT and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Jenny Walters, MA, LMFT
Reviewer: Lynn Byars, MD