Cutting Edge Research on ADHD Girls, Teens and Young Women
Dr. Hinshaw discusses the BGALS research study which reveals an astonishing increase in ADHD diagnoses in women. He shares the special problems and impairments girls and women experience, in part, due to pressures and expectations of society. He shares the statistics gathered in his longitudinal study that reveal alarming rates of suicide attempts and self-harm in young women with ADHD. He also touches on the stigma associated with mental illness.