ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis

How is ADHD diagnosed? What can you do if you believe your child has been misdiagnosed with ADHD? Learn more about the symptoms of ADHD in children and adults, how the disorder is diagnosed including information on misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of ADHD in Adult Women

ADHD is not just a childhood disorder. There are more than 8 million ADHD adults in the United States, with about half being women. The symptoms of ADHD in adult women are similar to what men experience, but there are enough differences to warrant distinction.

Is There a Difference Between ADD and ADHD?

Hyperactivity is the difference between ADD and ADHD. They are not different disorders; rather, the names reflect the evolution of understanding about the disorder. The terms essentially describe the same condition and are often used interchangeably by the public, but there is a difference.