For Women, Is ADHD Hiding in Plain Sight?

 ADHD in the News 2021-07-15

It’s a concerning reality that many girls with undiagnosed ADHD grow up hearing themselves mislabeled as “spacey,” “way too talkative,” and “disorganized.” As teenagers, they may fall behind academically, even though their frustrated parents and teachers know these young women are intelligent and capable. And in adulthood, many still struggle due to increased responsibilities and different roles...The reasons boys with ADHD are more likely to be diagnosed than girls are varied and complex. Here are just a few of the main factors.