Gender disparities: adolescent girls with ADHD
Nature has not always been a woman’s best friend and during the secondary school years the hurdles that have to be negotiated and overcome by young women are invariably challenging, overwhelming, frightening, demoralising and seemingly unsurpassable, even for the most adept and well-functioning adolescent. When attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is added to the mix, the result can be a downward spiral and a self-destructive experience.
ADHD in practice 2009; 1(4): 8–11
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