Why Women With ADHD Are More At Risk Of Gaslighting & Coercive Control

 ADHD in the News 2019-10-31

Tracey’s husband took advantage of the fact she has ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), accusing her of losing things and making her question herself. "I would scrabble for words [and] he’d say that he had to 'hurry me', putting more pressure on me." This gradual psychological manipulation to make someone doubt themselves is known as gaslighting and women with ADHD are more at risk than neurotypical women.