Why ADHD Diagnosis is Unfair Towards Women

 ADHD in the News 2016-01-27

The ADHD phenomenon is typically equated with hyperactive young boys, but a recent study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry suggests that many adult women suffer from the disorder and have not been properly diagnosed. ADHD looks different in women...In 2013, the DSM-5 revised the ADHD diagnostic criteria to account for the differences between male and female symptoms, but popular opinion continues lag behind, considering the disorder in terms of outdated studies conducted solely on young males.