Personal profile

Biography

Caroline is a Senior Research Fellow and a clinical neuropsychologist at MAPrc.
Caroline is the Deputy Director of the Women’s Mental Health Division at MAPrc and is Head of the “Cognitive Neuroscience” research unit within the Women’s Mental Health division. Caroline’s research explores the interplay between biological factors (such as genetic effects and hormones) and lifestyle factors (such as trauma and stress) on cognition in mental illness.   Caroline
is also the Principle Director of the recently established MAPrc Neuropsychology Clinic. 


Key areas of interest
 
•Eye movements in psychiatry
•Sex hormones and cognition
•Stress hormones, trauma and cognition
•Dopaminergic genes and cognition 
•Cognition across the psychosis continuum: schizotypy to schizophrenia
 
If you would like to find out more about Caroline’s research, please contact her: caroline.gurvich@monash.edu

Keywords

  • cognition
  • hormones
  • mental illness
  • neuropsychology
  • genetics
  • eye tracking
  • Stress

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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 2003 2017

Characterising cognitive heterogeneity on the schizophrenia - bipolar disorder spectrum

Van Rheenen, T. E., Lewandowski, K. E., Ospina, L. H., Ongur, D., Tan, E. J., Neill, E., Gurvich, C., Pantelis, C., Malhotra, A. K., Rossell, S. L. & Burdick, K. Jul 2017 In : Psychological Medicine. 47, 10, p. 1848-1864 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The influence of the glutamatergic system on cognition in schizophrenia: A systematic review

Thomas, E. H. X., Bozaoglu, K., Rossell, S. L. & Gurvich, C. Jun 2017 In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 77, p. 369 - 387 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview Article

Prizes

Advancing women in research award

Caroline Gurvich (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Other distinction

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