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ADHD in Women and Girls Directory

Though some studies show that ADHD happens more often in boys and men, ADHD can happen in girls and women as well. Often girls with ADHD go undiagnosed for a longer period of time, and can act out in their teenage years. Learn more about ADHD and how it affects girls and women. After diagnosis, ADHD often can be successfully treated with medications and behavioral therapies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how ADHD is caused, what its symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.

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WebMD discusses how ADHD affects women, signs of ADHD in women, and how women's ADHD is treated.

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