Stigma is one of the many issues that people with ADHD experience. The stigmatisation of ADHD can cause people to misunderstand what the condition actually is and can lead to many consequences. People don’t act or think in the same way, so it’s important to reduce the stigma and learn more about ADHD!
What is Masking?
Women with adhd
Consequences of Stigma
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