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Kent Talks with Mississippi Public Broadcasting about ADHD Myths

Kent Talks with Mississippi Public Broadcasting about ADHD Myths

Ronald Kent, MD, with Hattiesburg Clinic Connections, recently spoke to Mississippi Public Broadcasting about common misconceptions surrounding ADHD.

Dr. Kent says myths like the child will never amount to anything, the behavior problems are because of poor parenting, or ADHD affects only boys are myths.

“We now know that a whole lot of the girls that are affected by ADHD are not hyperactive and impulsive so they don’t look like the typical child that we used to think had ADHD and of course that’s more common in boys,” said Kent.

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