1. Experiences of employed women with attention deficit hyperactive disorder: A phenomenological study
- Women with ADHD were interviewed about their experiences in the workplace.
- Most described interactions with their workplace as confusing, overwhelming, and chaotic. They perceived their ADHD as a significant obstacle to success in employment but also saw advantages. Three interview themes are explored here: challenges in coping with job demands and the workplace, including whether to mention the disability; personal coping strategies; useful accommodations.
2. ADHD: a women’s issue
- Article looking at aspects of women with ADHD and gender bias in the field of ADHD.
- Findings about women with ADHD: “Women with ADHD were also more likely to report a history of depression and anxiety. They had also been in psychological treatment more often and had received more prescriptions for psychotropic medications than had women without ADHD.”
3. ADHD and Female Specific Concerns: A Review of the Literature and Clinical Implications
- Scientific article in the Journal of Attention Disorders from 2012 discussing ADHD information specific to women and the importance of doing research on women with ADHD.
4. A review of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in women and girls: uncovering this hidden diagnosis
- Scientific article written for primary care doctors in the Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders from 2014 discussing some of the differences between females and males with ADHD and the importance of proper evaluation and diagnosis for females.