Austin Health Research

The Department fosters research across the wide range of clinical services at Austin Health, but has particular strengths in the somatoform disorders, psychopharmacology and perinatal psychiatry.

Functional Neurological Disorders

Research Group Leader: Professor Richard Kanaan

Austin Health

The group objective aims apply modern neuroscientific techniques to these conditions in an attempt to understand the processes that lead to their onset and resolution.

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The Neuropsychiatry of Androgen Deprivation

Research Group Leader: Professor Richard Kanaan

Austin Health

Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer has been associated with both cognitive and affective sequelae.  Our group seeks to determine the extent of these using a combination of neuroimaging and neuropsychology, and to explore the impact of novel therapies on these.

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