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The Clinical Takeaway: What is the role of the neuropsychologist in primary care?

The Clinical Takeaway: What is the role of the neuropsychologist in primary care?

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In this episode:

 

– Neuropsychologists specialise in evaluating conditions affecting the brain
– They help GPs and the patient to understand how brain injury impacts cognition, emotion and behaviour
– Neuropsychologists are helpful to advise on optimal management of the impairment including issues such as maintaining independence and maximising their participation in important social and related aspects of their lives

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 41 mins

 

Guest: Dr Dana Wong, Clinical Neuropsychologist; Associate Professor, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University
 

Recommended Resources:

 

Australian Psychological Society – Clinical neuropsychologists
What is a Neuropsychological Assessment
Neuropsychology Vs Cognitive Screens
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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