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In the 1990s, UC Berkeley psychologist Stephen Hinshaw and his colleagues broke new ground when they began one of the few long-term studies of girls with ADHD. Over the years, his findings have helped to change views of how often and how persistently the disorder affects girls and women, and has revealed the distinct challenges they face. In this video, we hear from Hinshaw and clinicians Kathleen Nadeau and Patricia Quinn on what we know about ADHD in girls, and listen to women living with ADHD discuss issues they face and how they cope at home, school, on the job and in relationships.

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