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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Mental illness impacts on cognition – Neuropsychology strategies that can help

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Mental illness impacts on cognition – Neuropsychology strategies that can help

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In this episode:

 
– The mental health conditions most likely to present in young people
– The links between mental health conditions and reduced cognitive function
– When to seek an assessment from a neuropsychologist
– How cognitive impairment can be assessed and managed

 

 

Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

 

Guest: A/Prof Kelly Allott, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Senior Research Fellow; Lead of Cognition Research, Orygen; Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne

 

Total time: 34 mins
 

Recommended Resources:

 

Orygen resources on cognition and youth mental health
Fact sheet on depression and cognition
AusDoc: How to Treat Cognitive Impairment in Young People

 
 
 
 

 

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