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She's Not Shy or Slow. She's Got ADD.

"That's why girls don't get diagnosed — because they're not causing anyone any problem. They are dismissed as not very bright."

Esteemed ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell explains why girls are too often not properly diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, and how it manifests differently in the two genders.

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