Regarding physical illness that manifests as mental illness

Treating the brain and the immune system in tandem

Essentially, mental illness can be an indication of a physical infection that can be cured with antibiotics. This particular incident revolves around streptococcal infection.

Regarding ADHD

ADHD does not look the same in boys and girls. Women with the disorder tend to be less hyperactive and impulsive, more disorganized, scattered, forgetful, and introverted. “They’ve alternately been anxious or depressed for years,” Littman says. “It’s this sense of not being able to hold everything together.”