Adult ADHD and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Primary Practice
Type: Accredited Symposia
Thursday May 10 12:40pm to 1:40pm Location: Symposia B
Identify psychiatric disorders that frequently co-exist with ADHD in the adult population.
Assess patients with existing psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders, for ADHD.
Recognize challenges in the diagnosis and management of ADHD in adult patients with psychiatric comorbidities.
Discuss the positive outcomes when ADHD is identified and treated in this patient population.
This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario Chapter.
This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue.
Tom Janzen MD, MCFPC • Managed the second microcomputer store in Canada at age 17
• Graduated with M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in London in 1987
• Active Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada
• Spent 15 years in general family practice with a special interest in mental health
• Current: Primary Care with full-time focus in Mental Health, Parkwood Institute
• Has developed numerous grass root programs for managing mental illness in a
primary care setting with specific interests in Depression and Anxiety Disorders,
Bipolar Disorders, Adult ADHD and early presentations of psychotic illnesses in
primary care settings
• Developed and facilitated workshops for physicians interested in advancing their
• International speaker with over 2000 keynote presentations
• Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for the London Health Sciences and
St. Joseph’s Health Care since 2003