A validation study of verbal learning measures in a bipolar disorder sample

Research Opportunity
Honours students
Department / Centre
Psychiatry
Location
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Tamsyn Van Rheenen tamsyn.van@unimelb.edu.au Personal web page

Summary We are seeking an enthusiastic and academically high-performing student to be involved in an honours project investigating and examining patient performance on two independent measures of verbal learning performance.

Project Details

Bipolar disorder is severe mental illnesses that can present with significant cognitive impairment. The aim of this project is to examine the comparability and validity of two well-known measures of verbal learning performance in a BD sample.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further refine this thesis topic utilising data collected from previous longitudinal or cross-sectional studies as well as on-going studies.

The successful applicant should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field (science, psychology, psychophysiology and/or neuroscience) with excellent results. Students with their own scholarship funding are welcomed.



Faculty Research Themes

School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry



Research Opportunities

Honours students
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Psychiatry

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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