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Women with Attention Deficit Disorder

Sari Solden

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Psychotherapist Sari Solden discusses a comprehensive method of treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, with a special focus on women.

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Women with Attention Deficit Disorder

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder

by Sari Solden

Overview

Although Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is as common among girls as it is in boys, it is largely under-recognized in girls.

According to psychotherapist Sari Solden, because women are expected to behave a certain way since childhood, women with ADD/ADHD learn to hide their struggles, meaning their symptoms can remain undiagnosed for years. Solden has 30 years of experience treating both men and women with ADD/ADHD and has written extensively on the subject.

In Women with Attention Deficit Disorder, Solden proposes a model that combines medication, education, strategies, support, and therapy to treat the symptoms of the condition.

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Don't keep trying the same things that haven't worked before and don't keep coping alone. Expand your idea of organizational help to include other people, other people to coach you.

- Sari Solden

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