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Dr. Tim Bilkey

Psychiatrist

Psychiatrist Tim Bilkey, MD, co-author of FAST MINDS: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might), has assessed over 3,500 adolescents and adults for ADHD. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in women and is the founder of The Bilkey ADHD Clinic for Women in Toronto.

As a professional educator on the subject of ADHD, Dr. Bilkey has developed FAST MINDS™, an educational program for the rapid recognition of ADHD in adults, which has been nationally accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been presented to physicians across the world. Dr. Bilkey has produced two films, ADHD Across the Lifespan and Her FAST MIND – An In Depth Look at ADHD as it Affects Women.
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How Do You Know When You Have Adult ADHD?

Often adults will describe situations where they feel less interested, perhaps a little bored, and then they become more prone to procrastination, distractibility and forgetfulness. Against this, adults can often focus much better in novel stimulating situations, and in this way ADHD may be viewed as an "engagement deficit" condition depending on the context.
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The Evolution of Labelling Medical Conditions

The latest version of the DSM, DSM-V, will be available in the next several weeks, and we are looking forward to some important changes. When we come to the area of psychiatric medicine, sometimes the descriptive label does describe the condition fairly clearly, and sometimes not.
05/13/2013 05:30 EDT