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ADHS bei Frauen

Der „unaufmerksame“ Typus erschwert die Diagnose

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Die Diagnose der ADHS wird bei Mädchen deutlich seltener gestellt als bei Jungen. Bei ihnen dominiert der „unaufmerksame“ Typus. Auffällige Symptome zeigen sich meist erst später, vor allem mit Beginn der Pubertät und den damit verbundenen hormonellen Veränderungen. Häufig begleiten Komorbiditäten wie Depressionen und Angststörungen das Störungsbild. Oft sind erst diese der initiale Grund, warum sich die Betroffenen fachärztlich vorstellen.

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Engel, J. Der „unaufmerksame“ Typus erschwert die Diagnose. DNP 19, 20–24 (2018).

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