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“ADHD Is Too Often Overlooked in Women. This Needs to Change.”

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not set up to account for these differences.It’s easy to assign the ADHD label if we’re talking about a young boy with a whole lot of energy.

In the classroom, he bounces off his seat, interrupts his teacher, and distracts his classmates – the “perfect” ADHD representative.

And the DSM-5 would clearly align these signs and symptoms with an ADHD diagnosis for him.Yet this stereotypical boy does not represent every person with ADHD, or the variety of ways its symptoms present and affect individuals.

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