ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls

 ADHD in the News 2015-10-27

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifests itself differently in the brains of girls than in the brains of boys, new research suggests...""The findings showed differences in the white matter microstructure between boys and girls,"" said study co-author Lisa Jacobson, a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in Baltimore. White matter helps different regions of the brain communicate with each other.