Also, Women with the disorder tend to be "less hyperactive, more disorganized, scattered, forgetful and introverted...alternatively they have been #depressed or #anxious for years." Dr. Ellen Littmann, author of Understanding Girls with ADHD estimates that there are 4 million undiagnosed cases of the disorder in females. She further states that the studies that diagnoses of ADHD are based on are over representative of boys.
With drugs such as #ritalin and #adderall more accessible than ever, concerns over misuse and abuse should be monitored, as well as the consequences of leaving ADHD untreated.
#womenshealth #mentalhealth #depression #anxiety #ADHD