Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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