29 November 2021

Mental illness and cognition: impacts and strategies

Clinical Mental Health Psychology

Dr Terri Foran and Associate Professor Kelly Allott discuss how cognitive impairment can be assessed and managed.


  • 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: Associate Professor 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

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