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Why ADHD in Women is Routinely Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Treated Inadequately

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1)Why? ADHD in women does not comply with stereotypes. Its distinct symptom presentation is skewed toward inattentiveness – a feature that explains, in part, why ADHD in women is still largely misunderstood, overlooked, and inadequately studied.Despite improved ADHD awareness in general, science still stands to learn and untangle much about ADHD in women — particularly the influence of biology, neurology, and gender constructs on the condition’s appearance, trajectory, and treatment course.Our understanding of ADHD has evolved significantly.

Once considered a condition defined by measures of hyperactivity in children, ADHD is now understood to include inattentiveness and to potentially last a lifetime.

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