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Listen to “Girls and Women with ADHD: Unique Risks, Crippling Stigma” with Stephen Hinshaw Ph.D.

In this hour-long podcast, Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D. explains how women and girls experience ADHD.

An illustration of women and girls with ADHD.

Listen to “Girls and Women with ADHD: Unique Risks, Crippling Stigma” with Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.

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Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., explains how food, exercise and sleep can act as natural medicine for ADHD symptoms.

In this episode:

  • what ADHD looks like in girls
  • how many girls with ADHD mature into adults with ADHD
  • the developmental outcomes linked to ADHD in girls and women
  • how ADHD may present in adulthood for women with no childhood history or diagnosis
  • why stigma toward ADHD may be growing among those who haven’t been diagnosed with the condition
  • the most effective ADHD treatments for girls and women versus boys and men

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Listener testimonials:

  • “Thank you for today’s podcast. It was amazing and I want to share it with my mother, who doesn’t understand adult ADHD (in me), and my daughter, who is amazing, but is having real life struggles with ADHD.”
  • “This man knows his stuff. Thank you for your illuminating insights into female ADHD. I thoroughly enjoyed learning more.”
  • “Love love love Dr Hinshaw. I wish this podcast went on all day!”

Listen in and tell us what you think in the comments. If you’re interested in advertising in ADDitude’s ADHD Experts podcast, write to us at anne@newhopemedia.com.

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additude.com/webinars/


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Updated on June 3, 2019

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