Nov 3, 2022
PART 2 | WOMEN WITH ADHDs MISUNDERSTOOD SYMPTOMS
Part 2: Continuing on, Why ADHD in Women is Routinely Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Treated Inadequately, a medically reviewed article by clinical psychologist Dr Ellen Littman. In this part we delve into misdiagnosis and treatment options.
ADHD is not a male disorder, but men and boys are diagnosed far more commonly than women and girls. Why? Lingering stereotypes, referral bias, internalized symptoms, gender role expectations, comorbidities, and hormonal fluctuations all complicate the ADHD presentation in women.
Derived from the ADDitude Expert Webinar “Why ADHD is Different for Women: Gender Specific Symptoms & Treatments” (ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast episode #337) by Ellen Littman, Ph.D., which was broadcast live on December 15, 2020.
Full Article: https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-in-women-misunderstood-symptoms-treatment/