Edelson & Associates blog-article.html Edelson & Associates Blog en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:25:02 -0500 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:25:02 -0500 makespace! all things web :: www.makespaceweb.com webmaster@makespaceweb.com webmaster@makespaceweb.com 1440 Hopelessness, Shame and Guilt Increase Risk of Self Harm http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Depression/38/Hopelessness-Shame-and-Guilt-Increase-Risk-of-Self-Harm Of the clinical issues we face as psychologists, suicide risk can be one of the more challenging areas to assess, predict and discuss with our patients. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:54:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Depression/38/Hopelessness-Shame-and-Guilt-Increase-Risk-of-Self-Harm CHILDREN AND ANXIETY http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Anxiety/37/CHILDREN-AND-ANXIETY Children often experience significant anxiety as they attempt to successfully negotiate the physical, emotional and intellectual demands of the maturation process Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:29:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Anxiety/37/CHILDREN-AND-ANXIETY Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Information for Parents and Caregivers http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Anxiety/36/Non-Suicidal-Self-Injury-Information-for-Parents-and-Caregivers Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:04:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Anxiety/36/Non-Suicidal-Self-Injury-Information-for-Parents-and-Caregivers Understanding Executive Skills http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/35/Understanding-Executive-Skills How we respond in a particular situation is a complex combination of brain development and personal advancement in a wide array of executive skills. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:49:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/35/Understanding-Executive-Skills New Research on the Brain http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/34/New-Research-on-the-Brain Research continues to expand our understanding of brain functions. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:59:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/34/New-Research-on-the-Brain Pediatric Epilepsy http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/33/Pediatric-Epilepsy Epilepsy, two or more unprovoked seizures, impacts 50,000,000 people worldwide and more than 300,000 children in the United States. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:04:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/33/Pediatric-Epilepsy Pediatric Depression http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/32/Pediatric-Depression Depression often impacts children in a way that differs from how it affects adults Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:48:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/32/Pediatric-Depression STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/31/STRATEGIES-FOR-SCHOOL-SUCCESS Parents want their children to succeed in school, which can be very challenging for young students. Central to academic success are Executive Skills. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:50:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/31/STRATEGIES-FOR-SCHOOL-SUCCESS http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/30/Parkinson-s-and-Depression Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:18:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/30/Parkinson-s-and-Depression The Personal Side of Suicide http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Office-Staff-/29/The-Personal-Side-of-Suicide- With the recent suicide death of Robin Williams in the news, I thought it might be a good time to talk about the feelings of loved ones left behind. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Office-Staff-/29/The-Personal-Side-of-Suicide- http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/28/Measuring-a-child-s-growth Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:24:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/28/Measuring-a-child-s-growth TEACH YOUR CHILD PROBLEM-SOLVING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/26/TEACH-YOUR-CHILD-PROBLEM-SOLVING-AND-CONFLICT-RESOLUTION-SKILLS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:06:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/26/TEACH-YOUR-CHILD-PROBLEM-SOLVING-AND-CONFLICT-RESOLUTION-SKILLS http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/27/Return-to-Learn-A-student-s-journey-following-a-concussion Recovery after sustaining a concussion can vary from individual to individual. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:14:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/27/Return-to-Learn-A-student-s-journey-following-a-concussion A Link Between Concussion and Depression http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/25/A-Link-Between-Concussion-and-Depression New studies show a significantly greater probability of Depression in teens who have sustained concussion. Thu, 22 May 2014 12:03:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/25/A-Link-Between-Concussion-and-Depression Updated Tool for Diagnosis of Autism http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Autism-/24/Updated-Tool-for-Diagnosis-of-Autism The ADOS has a new version, ADOS-2, with expanded age range and new activities to assist the clinician in diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:58:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Autism-/24/Updated-Tool-for-Diagnosis-of-Autism Is it Normal Aging or Alzheimer's http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/23/Is-it-Normal-Aging-or-Alzheimer-s- One of the unfortunate realities of life is that memory deteriorates over time. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:22:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/23/Is-it-Normal-Aging-or-Alzheimer-s- Neuroanatomy Continued - Non-Cortical Skills http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/22/Neuroanatomy-Continued-Non-Cortical-Skills This is a brief discussion of neuroanatomy focused on not-cortical skills. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:12:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/22/Neuroanatomy-Continued-Non-Cortical-Skills Neurosexism http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/21/Neurosexism Neurosexism - this term refers to our tendency to believe that intellectual skills and strengths are determined by sex. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:07:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/21/Neurosexism When the Shoe Fits - By Donna Smith, M.A, LPP & Heather Auton, Psy.D http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/20/When-the-Shoe-Fits-By-Donna-Smith-M.A-LPP-Heather-Auton-Psy.D When selecting a treating psychologist, what should a patient look for to ensure a good fit? On some level, the decision can be compared to buying a new pair of shoes. Thu, 23 May 2013 14:17:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/20/When-the-Shoe-Fits-By-Donna-Smith-M.A-LPP-Heather-Auton-Psy.D A Few Words on Alzheimer's http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/19/A-Few-Words-on-Alzheimer-s- Comments on The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life. Thu, 23 May 2013 13:47:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/19/A-Few-Words-on-Alzheimer-s- Happiness is... http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/18/Happiness-is... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:11:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/18/Happiness-is... Alzheimer's: New Stats Show Early Intervention Key to Cost Control http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/17/Alzheimer-s-New-Stats-Show-Early-Intervention-Key-to-Cost-Control Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:57:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/17/Alzheimer-s-New-Stats-Show-Early-Intervention-Key-to-Cost-Control Adult ADHD: Are You Part of the 5% http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/16/Adult-ADHD-Are-You-Part-of-the-5- Do you find that you have difficulty staying focused on daily tasks? Sun, 24 Mar 2013 17:08:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/16/Adult-ADHD-Are-You-Part-of-the-5- AAN releases New Sports Concussion Guidelines http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/15/AAN-releases-New-Sports-Concussion-Guidelines The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released a new set of guidelines for sports concussion. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:26:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/15/AAN-releases-New-Sports-Concussion-Guidelines http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/14/Help-in-Answering-the-Why-Pediatric-Neuropsychological-Testing Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:20:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Child-Neuropsychology/14/Help-in-Answering-the-Why-Pediatric-Neuropsychological-Testing Basic Brain Anatomy http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/13/Basic-Brain-Anatomy Explaining brain illness and injuries Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:26:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/13/Basic-Brain-Anatomy http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/12/Resources-for-Alzheimer-s I am often asked for additional resources to assist patients and for families that are coping with Alzheimer's Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:48:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/12/Resources-for-Alzheimer-s Brain Health http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/11/Brain-Health Certain activities have been found to reduce the rate of cerebral (brain) atrophy Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:29:00 -0400 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Health/11/Brain-Health Understanding and Seeking Help for a Stroke http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Stroke/9/Understanding-and-Seeking-Help-for-a-Stroke The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that stroke is the number one cause of death among Americans, estimating that approximately 130,000 stroke-related deaths occur each year. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:07:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Stroke/9/Understanding-and-Seeking-Help-for-a-Stroke Intro to Multiple Sclerosis http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Multiple-Sclerosis/8/Intro-to-Multiple-Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects more than 2.5 million people worldwide. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:38:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Multiple-Sclerosis/8/Intro-to-Multiple-Sclerosis http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/7/Alzheimer-s One of the most frequent brain disease encountered by the neuropsychologist is Alzheimer's Disease. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:40:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Alzheimer-s/7/Alzheimer-s Autism Spectrum Disorders http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Autism-/6/Autism-Spectrum-Disorders Autism assessment and intervention has been an area of particular interest. I have continuously been amazed by the wide variation in symptomatology and functional abilities among children. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:41:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Autism-/6/Autism-Spectrum-Disorders No Sugar in the Tank: Challenging the Myths about ADHD http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/5/No-Sugar-in-the-Tank-Challenging-the-Myths-about-ADHD When a child is diagnosed with an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, parents routinely ask very similar questions. So let's look at a few of those questions here. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:34:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/5/No-Sugar-in-the-Tank-Challenging-the-Myths-about-ADHD Parkinson's Resources http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Parkinson-s-Disease/4/Parkinson-s-Resources Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, meaning nerve cells in the mid-brain, along with the associated neurotransmitter dopamine produced by these cells, are gradually lost. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:14:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Parkinson-s-Disease/4/Parkinson-s-Resources Introduction to Neuropsychology http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/3/Introduction-to-Neuropsychology As we inaugurate our new website, it seemed appropriate to provide a brief description of the neuropsychological evaluation process. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:53:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Neuropsychology/3/Introduction-to-Neuropsychology Sleep and ADHD Symptoms in Children http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/2/Sleep-and-ADHD-Symptoms-in-Children An interesting article was published in the New York Times in April of 2012 entitled, "Attention Problems May be Sleep Related". Thu, 27 Dec 2012 11:51:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/ADHD/2/Sleep-and-ADHD-Symptoms-in-Children Recovery Process with Concussion http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/1/Recovery-Process-with-Concussion There is no doubt that the immediate impact of concussions can be quite disruptive to athletes and their families. Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:49:00 -0500 http://www.edelsonandassociates.info/blog/Brain-Injury/1/Recovery-Process-with-Concussion