Gender Issues and AD/HD Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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  • Mental Disorders,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • General,
  • Cognition Disorders,
  • Psychology,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Medical,
  • Parenting - Hyperactivity,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder,
  • Sex differences,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivit

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ContributionsPatricia O. Quinn (Editor), Kathleen G. Nadeau (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8564662M
ISBN 100971460922
ISBN 109780971460928

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Home > Books > Gender Issues and AD/HD: Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Tag: Women Publisher: Advantage Books Publication Year: ASIN: ISBN: Bringing together many highly regarded specialists in the field of AD/HD, Drs. Nadeau and Quinn have organized an in-depth resource for clinicians.

Several important topics. Gender and the history of AD/HD. An unexamined gender bias / Kathleen Nadeau and Patricia Quinn --An overview of research / Jonathan Gershon. Gender and its impact on AD/HD.

Neurobiological factors / Jay Giedd, Elizabeth Malloy, Kayla Pope --Sociocultural factors / Ellen Littman --Role expectations / Hope Langner. Gender and the diagnosis of AD/HD. Corresponding Author.

[email protected]; National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD. National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD, Arcadia Place, NW, Washington, DC Search for more papers by this author.

Objective: To quantitatively review and critically evaluate literature examining gender differences in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Method: A meta-analysis of relevant research based on 18 studies meeting inclusion criteria was performed. Domains evaluated included primary symptomatology, intellectual and academic functioning, comorbid behavior problems, social behavior. Most mainstream research on attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) tells us that there are no significant differences in how the disorder presents in men versus is, on most measures, data suggests that the sexes experience the same type, number, and severity of symptoms, the same academic struggles, the same number of comorbid disorders, and the same efficacy of.

Evidence suggests that the prevalence of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hyperkinetic disorder (HKD), is greater in males than females. 1,2 The large European ADORE (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Observational Research in Europe) study was a month naturalistic longitudinal observational study in 10 European countries of children (aged 6–18 years).

ADHD was once thought of as a predominantly male disorder. While this may be true for ADHD in childhood, extant research suggests that the number of women with ADHD may be nearly equal to that of men with the disorder (Faraone et al., ). Nadeau and Quinn also developed Advantage Books, an ADHD specialty press, and have co-edited several volumes on ADHD issues in girls and women (see Further Reading).

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