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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)