Clinical Neuropsychology Within Adolescent and Young-Adult Psychiatry: Conceptualizing Theory and Practice
Kelly Allott, Tina-Marie Proffitt, Patrick D McGorry, Christos Pantelis, Stephen J Wood, Marnie Cumner, Warrick J Brewer
APPLIED NEUROPSYCHOLOGY-CHILD | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2013
Historically, clinical neuropsychology has made significant contributions to the understanding of brain-behavior relationships, particularly in neurological conditions. During the past several decades, neuropsychology has also become established as an important discipline in psychiatric settings. Cognition is increasingly recognized as being core to psychiatric illnesses and predictive of functional outcomes, augmenting theories regarding symptomatology and illness progression. Adult-type psychiatric disorders (including schizophrenia and other psychotic, mood, anxiety, eating, substance-related, and personality disorders) typically emerge during adolescence or young adulthood, a critical ne..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
This work was supported by the Colonial Foundation; the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia: Program Grant (350241 to PM); Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship (628884 to KA); and Career Development Awards (454792 to WB, 359223 to SW).