Although it is believed that ADHD is predominantly a male problem, a new study by scientists from the USA showed that the number of women taking medication for this disorder, is growing steadily.
Trends in the use of the ADHD drug from among 2, 5 million Americans clearly showed that from 2001 to 2010 the number of women aged 20 to 44 years, using a cure psychological disorders, increased by 250 percent. In General, one and 50 women of that age range takes medication for ADHD.
Dr. Lenard Adler, Director of the Department of psychiatry and neurology for ADHD program at new York University, notes that it is likely that mental health problems in women occur in a much earlier age.
However, the symptoms of ADHD appear brighter boys, coming in the form of hyperactivity, so they often begin to heal in his youth. Girls de attention deficit may occur in implicit form, so they go without treatment. In adulthood, the disease can be more accurately diagnosed.
According to statistics, 40 percent of the cases the parents of the child for ADHD has also been observed problems on this soil, and the treatment requires not only boys, but also mothers, leading them to accept.