A Meta-Analytic Review of Gender Differences in ADHD

  title={A Meta-Analytic Review of Gender Differences in ADHD},
  author={Jonathan Gershon and Jonathan Gershon},
  journal={Journal of Attention Disorders},
  pages={143 - 154}
The present study examined gender differences in ADHD through a meta-analysis. Effect size estimates for the primary symptoms and correlates of ADHD were calculated in an attempt to replicate and extend a previous meta-analysis on gender differences in the disorder. Relatively lenient inclusion criteria were used in order to maximize the number of studies included in the effect sizes. The results indicated that in comparison to ADHD boys, ADHD girls had lower ratings on hyperactivity… 

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