Girls with ADHD often struggle with defiance, conduct issues

 ADHD in the News 2016-09-29

For girls, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more likely to amplify issues with defiance and acting out than problems with depression or anxiety, a research review suggests. Compared to other girls, girls with ADHD are more than five times as likely to have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and more than nine times as likely to have conduct disorder, the study found.