George Sachs PsyD

Dr. Sachs is a clinical psychologist in New York, specializing in ADD/ADHD and Autism in children, teens and adults.

Asperger’s or Autism: What’s the Deal?

In the past few years, the term Aspergers has been removed from psychologists’ diagnostic language. Why was this? What Was Aspergers? Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that affects social interaction and communication. It is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication skills, as well as repetitive behavior and restricted …

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Social Anxiety in Adults with Autism

Neuroimaging studies show that a person’s amygdala, a part of the brain responsible for emotional memories, is associated with social anxiety disorders. Lifestyle treatments and alternative therapies for individuals with autism can help manage anxiety symptoms. However, learning the causes and triggers of a person’s anxious behavior is crucial in prescribing appropriate treatment plans for …

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Internet Addiction and ADHD

Internet addiction (IA) has been considered a new psychiatric disorder(1). Based on a study, individuals using the internet excessively and pathologically are at risk of suffering from adverse consequences(2). Such consequences include getting into arguments, fatigue, social isolation, and even functional problems like poor grading in school, marriage failure, and job loss(3). Internet addiction can …

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8 Indoor Activities For Hyperactive Kids To Beat Cabin Fever

Does your kid seem to be overactive most of the day? If so, they might be hyperactive or have a mental health condition known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A child’s hyperactivity can include restless behavior like fidgeting and impulsive behavior based on sudden urges. The good news is that you can help your …

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