In this groundbreaking classic, Dr. Elaine Aron, a research and clinical psychologist and a HSP herself, shows the reader how to identify the HSP trait. Drawing on her many years of research, this fully updated edition features guidance and self-assessment tests to help identify particular sensitivities. With a new Author's Note, the latest scientific research, and a fresh discussion of anti-depressants, this edition of The Highly Sensitive Person is more essential than ever for creating the sense of self-worth and empowerment every HSP deserves and our planet needs.