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Dr Sean Carruthers

Postdoctoral Reseach Fellow


Dr Sean Carruthers is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University of Technology.

Dr Carruthers graduated with a BSc (Honours) in 2014 and a PhD (Psychology) in 2019 from the Swinburne University of Technology. In his postgraduate dissertation, Dr Carruthers investigated cognition in schizophrenia spectrum disorder. 

His main research interests lie in investigating cognitive impairments associated with chronic and severe mental illnesses and evaluating therapeutic interventions developed to help treat these impairments. 

Research interests

Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Mood Disorders; Neuroscience; Psychological Measurement

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Neurosciences - 320900
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology - 520100
  • Biological Psychology - 520200
  • Clinical And Health Psychology - 520300
  • Cognitive And Computational Psychology - 520400
  • Social And Personality Psychology - 520500

Teaching areas

Clinical Psychology;Cognitive Psychology;Neuroscience;Psychological Measurement


Also published as: Carruthers, Sean; Carruthers, S.; Carruthers, S. P.; Carruthers, Sean P.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2020: A mixed-methods investigation of the retrospective reporting of sleep quality in schizophrenia spectrum disorder. *; Barbara Dicker Brain Science grant

* Chief Investigator

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