Lecturio’s all-in-one

Psychiatry Course

Learn to navigate the diagnosis of complex conditions through subjective symptoms and gain a holistic view on psychiatric patients

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with Dr. Helen Farrell, MD, from Harvard Medical School

Observing behavioral patterns and especially recognizing psychiatric emergencies plays an important role in ensuring patient safety, as well as the safety of others. Given that psychiatry often relies on self-reported symptoms for diagnosis, its methods differ significantly from other medical fields, which can make it seem daunting to approach.

This course covers the diagnosis and management of all major groups of psychiatric disorders and forensic psychiatry. You will learn from Dr. Helen Farrell, MD, an experienced psychiatrist who has taught students at Harvard Medical School for over a decade. After teaching you how to conduct a comprehensive psychiatric assessment step-by-step, Dr. Farrell will walk you through the process of recognizing behavioral patterns, and how to differentiate and manage personality, thought, and mood disorders, anxiety and stress-related disorders, control disorders, dissociative disorders, and neurocognitive disorders. The course covers pharmacological as well as nonpharmacological management approaches. Special attention is given to the recognition of psychiatric emergencies such as suicidal ideation or aggression.

The combination of Video Lessons with interactive quiz questions, downloadable study materials, and a USMLE-style Qbank makes it easy to understand and retain the topics. By the end of this course, you will be well-prepared to diagnose and manage psychiatric disorders, conduct thorough psychiatric assessments, and excel in both your exams and future medical practice.

107 Video Lessons

high-yield and engaging

130+ Qbank questions

with supporting AI-tutor

Spaced-Repetition quizzes

with 400++ questions

Expert-built
Learning Path

preconfigured study plan for optimal exam preparation

60+ study pages

breaking down complex Psychiatry topics:

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Close your knowledge gaps and solidify your understanding of the topic with a wide array of learning tools

Comprehensive Video Library
Master core concepts with concise, easy-to-follow Video Lessons and a smart spaced review algorithm.
High-yield study pages
Strengthen your understanding of challenging topics with clearly structured, up-to-date Concept Pages.
Powerful board-style Qbank
Optimize your exam preparation with AI-supported, question-based learning.
“Short, succinct, and straight to the point. The high-yield stuff. The “need to know.” This course saved me countless hours of mind-numbing reading, most of which I'd probably forget anyway! Love it.”
Mark
Medical Student, Ohio State University

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FAQs

What is psychiatry?

According to the American Psychiatric Association, psychiatry is “the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.”

Psychiatry vs psychology: What’s the difference?

Despite being closely related, psychiatry and psychology are not the same thing. Psychiatry is a branch of medicine, and psychiatrists are physicians who can prescribe medication. Psychology is the study of the human mind and behavior. Psychologists who work as psychotherapists typically use talk therapy in their work with patients.

Do psychiatrists offer therapy?

Generally, psychiatrists can also work as psychotherapists. They also use other treatment options, such as medication. In many cases, patients will see both a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist.

How to study for psychiatry

The most effective way to succeed in your psychiatry class is to combine different learning modalities:

First, deep-dive into the topics with video lessons hosted by competent educators followed by Lecturio’s comprehensive Concept Pages. Next, apply what you’ve learned in practical situations by answering clinical case questions in the Qbank.

Lastly, make sure you retain information long-term by regularly reviewing your knowledge with Spaced-Repetition quizzes.

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Does this course contain practice questions?

Yes! The Lecturio platform comes with a powerful USMLE Qbank with tons of board-style practice questions on all relevant topics.

Can I try content for free?

Yes! You can register your Lecturio account for free, no obligations, no credit card required. Your free account gives you access to around 20% of the full content – no time limit. If you like, you can upgrade to a paid account with full access anytime.

Can I download videos and materials?

Yes, you can! All Video Lessons come with downloadable study materials. Get our free iOS or Android app to download videos for offline viewing.

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