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Dr. Ernest Bordini

Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology
Gainesville, FL
33 years experience male

Locations

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida

Ocala

Address

3002 SE 1st Ave, Building 300, Ocala
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My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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3523711730

Office

Gainesville, FL

Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida

Gainesville, FL

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Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology

Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

611 Answers
89 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Child psychologists: Yes some psychologists specialize in children and adolescents. To get an idea of training and what they do see a discussion of this on http://childps... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It can feel that way: Some people will experience a thickness in their throat when they get anxious which can icnrease anxiety if you are trying to speak to others and beco... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Depends: Employers often must accomodate for disabilities if you can otherwise due the essential duties of your jobs, but the extent of accommodation depends o... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Check up: When one is getting adequate hours of sleep, but still has excessive fatigue something is wrong. Causes are almost endless, sleep apnea, depression, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
No easy answers: The answer to that question can be as complex as your personality multiplied by that of your sibings, and the history and family dynamics that caused ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Not ncessarily: As the frontal lobe matures individuals with midler adhd may experience reduced restlessness and impulsiveness, but this may well remain present in mo... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Anhedonia: Anhedonia, or lack of sense of pleasure often refers to the absence of getting joy or satisfaction out of things or activities most people enjoy. Peo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It is and is not: Some people find wathcing vioelnt programs disturbing, so the question and answer would certainly not universally apply. Theory of catharsis would su... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Antidepressant: Mirtazapine is a noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant. It is sold under trade names of remeron, (mirtazapine) avanza, zispin.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Further treatment: There is often a complex interaction between chronic pain, anxiety, depression and stress/triggers to migraine. In general, when on chronic meds for ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Ones in your mind: Seriously, medication is about your head, not what parephanalia you can buy or worry about buying. If one can only relax and meditate on brand x pill... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
3-5 weeks depends: One should not diagnose based on a medication reaction and there is great danger in overdiagnosing bipolar in adhd children as there is a 70% overlap ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Lawyer not doctor: Physicians are qualified and use labs to determine lead poisoning - if one has memory lost , deppress, numbness, joint pain , low blood count, nausea ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Further eval/treat: No individual advice, but in general if one has been taking ssri medication for many years and is still having disruptive symptoms, this shoudl be dis... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Comfortable clothes: Some of what one should wear depends on the exercises one might do. Proper footwear, and comfortable clothes are a good start. In terms of preventing... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Sure,: While it depends on quantity, the normal toxins in pot smoke (assuming it has not been sprayed with even more toxic subtances) hae been considered eq... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Gosh, a pro opinion: Onset of schizophrenia at age 36 would be rare, though no individual advice can be given here. Schizophrenia is a serious disorder, even if mild. Sy... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It can vary: It can take months sometimes, or maybe more, there is a great deal of individual variation. Avoiding stimulants like coffee, cigarettes, can help and... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It could: Ssris are often very effective in treating depression, but a combination of medication and psychotherapy often better than either alone. Close follow... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Certainly: There are many choices for anxiety medication, but clinical and double-blind trials of modern medications certainly have shown their efficacy. However... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Medical eval first: Fatigue can be caused by a lot of things, not enough sleep, sleep apnea, cardiac conditions, low thyroid, depression, anemia, etc. If you eat, sleep ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
More consultation: No individual advice here, but many antidepressants can take 3-5 weeks to become effective. If you are not achiveing good results returining for more... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Assistance: No need to freak out if one is anxious - rest assured that anxiety problems are common and most people find help with appropriate diagnosis an treatme... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Antidepressant: Wellbutrin. (generic is bupropion) is an atypical antidepressant sometimes favored when issues of weight gain or inhibited orgasm associated with ssri... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Seizure or not?: The question is unclear in terms of whether or not this invoves an unknown cause of seizures or seizure-like behaviors often referred to pseudoseizure... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Lots: An old saying many therapists repeat is "act as you would like to become". Taking care of oneself, managing and meeting responsibilities and goals, c... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Licensed profession: Anxiety is quite common in terms of psychiatric problems people complain of. Its important to rule out medical causes, so talking to your physician i... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Get a thorough eval: Many professionals have raised concern about a sharp rise in the number of individuals diagnosed with bipolar, and more than 75% of our bipolar assess... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It can be hard: No one has found the magic cure, though there are a lot of different approaches. Engaging ins some other healthy behavior when you have the impulse t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Possibly: Aggressive ideas can be symptoms of mental illness, but certainly do not by themselves refect a mental disorder. Aggressive ideas is a broad term whi... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
They often can: Autism spectrum disorders are complex in terms of cognitive functioning., language, learning disorders, memory, motor and sensory disorders, executive... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Complex: While there has been more recent research, this remains a difficult question. For a historical review check out this article from our http://www.Neur... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Not usually: These are not entirely uncommon before age 5 when the brain is not very mature and has less ability to suppress excess electrical activity inside the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Multimodal treatment: Most experts agree the best approach to treatment of adhd involves multimodal treatment. Medications are effective for many symptoms in 70% of the ca... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Not an either or: Enjoying freedom & showing how grown up u r (responsibility) go hand in hand. Freedom is earned from responsibility, and can be enjoyed when the free... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Testing: It takes a specific type of assessment which will assess processing difficulties, intelligence and achievement. For some idea of what is involved see... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Bad idea: If the klnopin is not being prescribed by a doctor who knows an elderly patient's condition it can be a bad idea and can create even more confusion. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Yes : Combined with behavioral changes it can be quite effective. Here is an article by a pediatric psychologist that was an associate in our office a whil... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Get started: Doing something about it is often the best way to reduce a sense of helplessness. Start with a medical exam to ensure its not a medical problems disg... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Could: There ae several types of porphyria with different symptoms, but some can cause damage to kidney and liver function and can be associated with high bl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Dont stress perfect: Children who develop eating disorders such as anorexia, binging and bulemia often show increases in these behaviors with stress and anxiety. High par... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Depends on how bad: Not all tbi's are the same, see: http://cpancf.Com/headinjuryclassification.Asp mild concussoions recover quickly, and while more severe injuries s... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Zoning out: Zoning out and blank stares can be a lot of different things. We all sometimes get tired or fatigued and everyone's attention can wax and wane to som... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Little data - maybe: Animal assisted therapy is an approach rather than a strict treatment program for adhd. Aaaaaaaaaaalonsibility, attending to animal care, and even th... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Can be so: It can be a complex question, since chemotherapy and radiation can have side effects, and mood disorders such as anxiety or depression can produce som... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Seek assistance: If one believes they have been drugged and raped, the first thing to do is get medical attention - maybe going immediately to an er for a rape kit to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Neuropsych testing: Generally this is not to be expected with most commonly prescribed stimulant medications, but these days we are seeing adhd children treated with poly... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Therapeutic approach: Guided imagery often refers to a cogntiive behavioral technique to deal with stress, anxiety, depression, pain and other techniques. It is usually in... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
It can: As a relaxing activity which relaxes muscles gentle massage might help. More aggressive massage may be good for therapy but probably would be less su... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Prevention: Prevention and taking safety precautions is the key: here are some suggestions from an article on our practice website: http://cpancf.Com/articles_... Read More
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Mar 23, 2013
Very insightful, easy-to-understand and caring, Dr. Bordini has a great wealth of knowledge.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bordini is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bordini is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! The doctor called in Cipro last night to start treating the uti. I was just wondering if it would help until the cipro takes effect good.
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Thanks for your quick reply! My daughter visited her father for a wk and was abused by his gf. Ever since she stares off and is just different. Thank you though.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks I'm over weight by 30lbs and I'm getting exercise at work every day plus after work..I'll get there..

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Florida, College of Health Related Professions
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

neuropsychology

Awards

Molly Harrower Award (for Psychodiagnostic excellence)
Distinguished Psychologist - Florida Psychological Association
Scholar of the College - Boston College

Affiliations

National Academy of Neuropsychology
International Neuropsychological Association
Florida Psychological Association

Publications

Cognitive screening and memory functioning: Does the Dementia Rating Scale predict impaired Wechsler Memory Scale - R performance?
Alcohol consumption as a self-handicapping strategy in women
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