ADHD In Women and Girls: Misconceptions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is denoted by impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. Although ADHD is most often diagnosed in boys, it can be difficult for women and girls to be diagnosed. This video explains common myths about ADHD and their potential consequences for women.

This video was created by McMaster students Vivian Bai and Ava George, in collaboration with McMaster’s Demystifying Medical Program.

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