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Misdiagnosis in female ADHD

Psychiatrists have found that female sufferers of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder experience more debilitating symptoms and emotional disability than their male counterparts. Many women are solely, mistakenly treated for depression and/or anxiety. When given medication to treat ADHD, their symptoms dramatically improved.

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About: Misdiagnosis in female ADHD

Date: 25 May 2005

Source: Medscape Medical News

Author: Paula Moyer


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