|Title:||Grand Rounds - Neurocognition in Early Adulthood Onset Neurodevelopment Disorders - Robert Savage, Ph.D.|
|Date:||10.01.2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm|
|Location:||CPM 2nd Auditorium|
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DescriptionNeurocognition in Early Adulthood Onset Neurodevelopment Disorders
Robert Savage, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Objectives: Overview of the concept or neurodevelopmental disorder as it applies to mental disorders such as schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders, and the effects of neurodevelopmental disorders on cognition over the lifespan of affected individuals. Reason for homogeneity of cognitive function will be discussed, as well as implications for treatment.