Women with ADD in the Workplace
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This chapter discusses general issues for women with ADD as well as the impact that some of those issues have on their functioning in the workplace.
Until recently, ADD had been considered an almost strictly male disorder. Not only have we come to recognize that ADD is a disorder affecting adults, but we are learning that it affects many more women than was previously thought. As more women are diagnosed, our understanding of ADD may undergo some important changes. ADD has always been viewed through a gender-biased lens owing to the predominantly male population that has been studied. As more women are identified and studied, we may begin to give greater emphasis to other symptoms and may, ...