Attention Magazine

Information and support for people affected by ADHD

Embracing Differences

Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Women with ADHD by Kari Dossett, LCSW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT ADHD IS CAUSED BY NEUROBIOLOGICAL FACTORS. This brain-based disorder may manifest in generally recognized core symptoms including inattentiveness, distractibility, disorganization, impulsivity and hyper-motor activity or restlessness. Clinicians use specific diagnostic criteria to assess and diagnose ADHD. As we learn more about the disorder, there is growing recognition that different people manifest symptoms in different ways. Some individuals deal with greater levels of hyperactivity or restle...

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Attention magazine provides science-based information and support for people affected by ADHD. A benefit of CHADD membership, the magazine is produced six times per year. Recognized for its excellence, Attention provides you with the latest resources, research, background, and context on issues surrounding ADHD. Join CHADD today!