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Neuropsychological Practice - PSYN917

This unit builds on material taught in PSYN840, PSYN855, and PSYN853 and encourages students to consider the range of issues that can impact on cognitive test performance. Issues fundamental to differential diagnosis will be explored. Students are exposed to complex areas of clinical practice such as mTBI. Various secondary influences on neuropsychological functioning including depressive disorders, trauma-related disorders, and anxiety disorders are detailed. Issues specific to working with elderly patients are considered and the neuropsychology of neurodegenerative disorders is detailed.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Jennifer Batchelor

Admission to MClinNeuro and PSYN840 and PSYN855 and PSY853 Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): PSYN823, PSYN843, PSYN811
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences

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