By Dr. Patricia Quinn

While you're a girl who has been clinically determined with attention-deficit hyperactivity sickness (ADHD), or the mother or father of a woman with the , this booklet deals support. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity illness (ADHD) in girls and women offers authoritative, useful solutions to universal questions on this sickness. Written by way of a popular ADHD expert, this e-book offers vital information regarding universal signs, the analysis method, administration, and assets of aid for ladies and women with ADHD. a useful source, this publication offers the mandatory instruments for an individual dealing with the emotional turmoil as a result of ADHD.

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As discussed in the answer to Question 12, few girls diagnosed with ADHD in childhood show positive adjustment during adolescence, with only 16% of girls doing well overall. Over the years, these girls have been found to be at greater risk for many problem behaviors including sexual acting out, substance abuse, cigarette smoking, and eating disorders. Teachers have confirmed these findings, reporting that they have observed gender differences in the risky behaviors associated with ADHD. For example, more teachers reported promiscuous behavior to be more common in girls (44%) than boys (28%) with ADHD (Quinn & Wigal, 2004).

By contrast, someone with BMD may have a reduced need for sleep. During a manic phase, a woman can often function quite well with little or no sleep until she actually becomes psychotic. • Mood swings. Women and girls with ADHD often have strong emotional reactions to the real events in their lives. Positive occurrences (a good test grade or a great shopping bargain) can result in excitement and a happy mood, but just as quickly, negative ones (a flat tire or not receiving an invitation to a party) can cause a bad mood.

To ease their pain or to self-medicate, these girls may turn to drugs, alcohol, or food. Over the years, I have seen many girls with anxiety and feelings of helplessness try to control their lives by controlling their eating, resulting in anorexia and/or other disordered eating patterns. Rayette speaks: My daughter, who is now 30, and I have both been diagnosed with ADHD. Now being 50, I look back on my life, especially my childhood and realize that most of my complications and setbacks were a result of having ADHD and not being diagnosed at an early age.

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