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The Misdiagnosis of ADHD in Girls

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Undiagnosed, the difficulty completing tasks, focusing, and staying organized can lead a young woman to feel confused, frustrated, depressed, and “dumb.” However, when properly diagnosed ADHD can be effectively addressed through coaching, instruction, counseling, accommodations, diet, and sometimes medication. It can be an enormous relief for a young woman to realize that there is an explanation for her longstanding social, emotional, and learning difficulties—an explanation that can be effectively treated.

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