Kathleen Smith

mental health writer and licensed therapist in Washington DC

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Kathleen Smith on KCRW

We all know the kids who blurt out answers in class, can’t focus or follow instructions, and can’t sit still.

Why ADHD can go undiagnosed in girls and women

We all know the kids who blurt out answers in class, can’t focus or follow instructions, and can’t sit still.

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