Resources - ADHD and Women

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder, General

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden, M.S., LMFT, rev. 2005.  Women with ADHD face special issues related to their gender and societal expectations that most men with ADHD don't face. They also face special challenges when it comes to asserting themselves effectively to deal with ADHD. Solden is the leading expert in this topic. If the woman in your couple has ADHD, this can be a life-changing book.,  Webinars, women's transformational retreats, workshops and connection with other ADHD women.

ADHDMarriage Forum - Women and ADHD

Huff Post article on how ADHD presents differently in women, and that this fact is not often understood...

ADHD Medications and Pregnancy

An article from ADDitude Magazine on this topic is here.

Ana article in USA Today provides advice from experts here.

Hormonal influences on Women with ADHD

Good article on what is known about menopause and women with ADHD.

See the chapter of the same name in Understanding Women with ADHD by Kathleen G. Nadeau and Patricia Quinn

Sexuality for Women with ADHD

There is a short chapter on this topic in Understanding Women with ADHD by Kathleen Nadeau and Patricia Quinn 

Though not related to ADHD specifically, A Woman's Touch Sexuality Resource Center is a good resource for women who are looking to regain sexual function and/or have pain during intercourse.

My favorite book about regaining desire is Come As You Are, by Emily Nagoski.


Women with Attention Deficit Disorder video, Dr. Edward Hallowell on the Dr. Oz Show

Are you Moody, Anxious and Exhausted. It may be ADHD. Watch the video here.