Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

The Downside of an ADHD Diagnosis

November 7, 2016 Pacific Standard Magazine

Assistant Professor Jayanti Owens' research on ADHD was featured in the "Quick Study" column in Pacific Standard's November/December issue. "They report this 'diagnostic labeling effect,' found even when the youngsters were receiving treatment, is the result of 'dampened self-esteem and academic expectations.'"

The Downside of an ADHD Diagnosis (Jayanti Owens research cited) – Pacific Standard Magazine (page 11)