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ADHD Experts Podcast Episode: Girls and Women with ADHD

Understanding Gender Differences and Combating Stigma

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ADHD doesn't affect only boys. As Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., explains, the disorder can look different in women and girls, and they face greater stigma surrounding symptoms.

Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as Department Chair from 2004-2011, and is vice chair of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. His work focuses on developmental psychopathology—peer and family relationships, neuropsychological risk factors, pharmacologic and psychological interventions for children with ADHD, assessment and evaluation, conceptual and definitional issues, mental health problems in teenage girls, the stigmatization of mental illness, and international training efforts. Hinshaw has written nine books, including the soon-to-be released The ADHD Explosion and Today’s Press for Performance.

In his ADHD and Gender Experts Podcast episode, Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., addresses the topics of:

  • How ADHD affects women and girls
  • Strategies on how women can deal with ADHD stigma
  • Gender-specific ADHD treatments
Plus, receive access to the slides accompanying Dr. Hinshaw's podcast, research he has published on ADHD and gender, and links to the top ADDitude articles on girls and women with ADHD.

Read what people are saying about Dr. Hinshaw's Podcast...

"An amazing podcast. The study was very interesting and informative. The guest speaker was highly skilled and experienced in this area and on the disease model overall. Dr. Hinshaw touched on some of the most poignant and important areas for women."

"I really learned a lot about handling my battle with learning disabilities. This really made me feel not alone and unashamed about being a female with ADD. I really liked how you covered all age groups and scenarios."

"The session was very informative and helpful in giving me ways to help my teenage granddaughter who has had to face difficult situations because of her ADHD. Thank you. "

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