“It Transformed My Life”: Why A Rising Number Of Women Are Seeking ADHD Diagnoses
As a teenager, Stephanie Ozuo constantly heard about her shortcomings. She was “late” and “disorganised”, “messy” and “rude”. She found A-levels hard to cope with and deferred her politics degree at university, as the pressure of organising her time, social life and studies flooded her racing mind. In her twenties, on social media, she found herself oversharing about the daily struggle to “get herself together” – until a Twitter DM changed the diminished view of herself that she had held since childhood.