Fortune May 26, 2024
Korin Miller

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, and it’s usually diagnosed in kids. But ADHD tends to be underdiagnosed in women and people of color, which can lead to some people reaching adulthood before realizing they may have the condition.

Busy Philipps is one of them. The actress recently revealed that she was diagnosed with ADHD after going to a doctor’s appointment for her daughter. “My older daughter was having some issues in school and we took her to be evaluated. And literally in the evaluation, my ex-husband, Marc, we were looking at each other because everything the doctor was asking Birdie and talking about, I was like, ‘But that’s me. That’s what...

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