Why is ADHD underdiagnosed in girls?

There is a lot of debate on this topic, but one theory is that girls with ADHD are more likely to have the inattentive type, which is often underdiagnosed. Girls tend to be less likely to display the hyperactive and impulsive behaviors that are typically associated with ADHD. This can make it more difficult for girls to get a diagnosis.

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