Girls with attention deficit disorder: a silent minority? A report on behavioral and cognitive characteristics.

@article{Berry1985GirlsWA,
  title={Girls with attention deficit disorder: a silent minority? A report on behavioral and cognitive characteristics.},
  author={Cynthia A Berry and Sally E. Shaywitz and Bennett A. Shaywitz},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1985},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={801-9}
}
A sample of girls and boys with attention deficit disorder (ADD) were examined for within-group sex differences and compared with control boys and girls on historical, behavioral, and cognitive characteristics. Profiles of essential and secondary features of ADD support the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders nosology for ADD with and without hyperactivity as clinically distinct subtypes of ADD, with the girls and boys with ADD with hyperactivity exhibiting attentional… CONTINUE READING

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