The Common Misconception That Leaves Many Girls With ADHD Untreated

The nationally representative survey of 1,883 people was conducted by Edelman Berland and fielded by Harris Interactive. Researchers looked at tween girls with ADHD ages 8 to 14, as well as mothers, adult women with ADHD, teachers and healthcare professionals, in order to examine the awareness around girls with ADHD.

This article looks at the results from this survey about what people think of when they think of ADHD, and how that might be leading to under-identification and under-treatment of ADHD in girls.