Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical psychology is concerned with understanding behavioural problems. Neuropsychologists are concerned with the affective, behavioural, and cognitive manifestations of diseases of the central nervous system, particularly those affecting the brain, in adults and children.

  • Can Effective Treatments Be Applied Across Cultures?
  • How And Why Do Schizophrenic Symptoms Appear?
  • Can We Develop Effective Early Intervention For Young People At Risk Of Psychosis?
  • How and why do schizophrenic symptoms appear?
  • Can we detect vulnerability to mental disorder early in life?
  • How can we detect dementia in its earlier stages?
Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Affective Development and Psychopathology Team Laboratory Director Dr Julian G. Simmons
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Attention Dynamics Lab Laboratory Director A/Prof Katherine Johnson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Bugs and Brains: The Gut and Mental Health Study Laboratory Director Dr Julian G. Simmons
Laboratory Director Dr Julian G. Simmons
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology Laboratory Laboratory Director Professor Stephen C Bowden
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Health Psychology Laboratory Director Associate Professor Carol Hulbert
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Clinical and Music Neuroscience Laboratory Director Professor Sarah Wilson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Decision science in Affective Learning and Emotional Conditions Laboratory Director Dr Nicholas van Dam
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
iCATS - Imaging brain development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study Project Contact Details Julian Simmons Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory Head of Lab Dr Litza Kiropoulos
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Physical Appearance Research Team (PART) Team leader Scott Griffiths
Team leader Isabel Krug
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
The SENSE Study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early) ADAPT Laboratory The SENSE Team Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Spotlight Project Principal Research A/Prof Katherine Johnson Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Trauma Anxiety and Stress (TAS) Lab Director Professor Kim Felmingham
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

13