Timothy S. Bilkey

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BACKGROUND Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is predominantly a diagnosis of childhood and adolescence but has also been recognized in adults. It is associated with high rates of comorbid psychiatric conditions, particularly substance use disorders (SUD). METHODS A review of the literature was conducted with a focus on ADHD, SUD, their(More)
OBJECTIVE Relatively few studies have evaluated the clinical implications of lifetime attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults with bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder (MDD). Herein, we sought to determine the prevalence as well as the demographic and clinical correlates of lifetime ADHD in persons with a mood disorder. METHOD(More)
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the adult population is frequently associated with comorbid psychiatric diseases that complicate its recognition, diagnosis and management.The prevalence of ADHD in the general adult population is 2.5% and it is associated with substantial personal and individual burden. The most frequent comorbid(More)
OBJECTIVES We primarily sought to determine the effect of adjunctive lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) on anthropometric and metabolic parameters. Our secondary aim was to evaluate the effect of LDX on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptom severity in adults with bipolar I/II disorder. METHODS Forty-five stable adults (i.e., non-rapid(More)
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