ADHD is not a male disorder, and yet “most people have the misperception that it’s a disorder of hyperactive elementary school-aged boys,” says Patricia Quinn, M.D., a developmental pediatrician and director of the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD in Washington, D.C. So why are girls diagnosed so much later than boys, if at all?
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