Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences

by Thad Wilson, PhD, Pravin Shukle, MD, Tarry Ahuja, MD u.a.
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The 15 lectures included in the course “Behavioral Sciences” address both psychological disorders as well as learning and behavior modification. Our experienced medical educators Prof. Dr. Thad Wilson and Dr. Tarry Ahuja will guide you through the following topics while preparing you for your USMLE Step 1:

  • Classification and types of psychological disorders
  • Biological bases of nervous system disorders
  • Classical and operant conditioning
  • Theories of attitude and behavior change

Further content regarding the field of “Behavioral Health” will be added soon.

Course Details

  • Videos 83
  • Duration 7:17 h
  • Quiz questions 247
  • Articles 35

Content

Your Educators of course Behavioral Sciences

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson is a Professor of Physiology and has been teaching medical students for more than a dozen years at Colleges of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), and Indianapolis, IN (Marian University). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles as a Medical Physiology course director and Organ System team leader. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. He currently helps students prepare for medical board exams, in addition to his teaching and scientific pursuits. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into four languages and a number of electronic formats.
 Pravin Shukle, MD

Pravin Shukle, MD

Dr. Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine. He runs one of the largest specialty practices in Ontario, Canada. His area of interest is the stroke and heart attack reduction in high risk patients.

He owns and runs a full functioning cardiac and diabetes suite that includes diagnostics, diet counseling, exercise counseling, and lifestyle support for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and arrhythmia. He is one of Canada’s most popular speakers. He performs over 150 special lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists. His lectures are engaging, funny, and informative. In 2016, Dr. Shukle will be conducting a TED talk on using DNA as a memory storage medium.

 Tarry Ahuja, MD

Tarry Ahuja, MD

Dr. Tarry Ahuja is currently a senior medical real-world evidence scientist for a major pharmaceutical company for Europe and Canada and is a lecturer at Carleton University teaching “Biological Foundations of Addictions” and “Health Psychology”.

He graduated with a PhD in Neuroscience with a specialty in electrophysiology and pharmacology from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

He has worked for over 10 years in the hospital setting in sleep disorders clinic working with patients and trying to better understand sleep patterns and sleep disorders. Additional, he has done over 10 years of clinical research in the areas of Alzheimer’s, stroke and ischemia with the National Research Council of Canada.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

 Lynae Brayboy, MD

Lynae Brayboy, MD

Lynae Brayboy from Brown University has been teaching OB/GYN for a decade. She is double-board certified in OB/GYN as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She teaches undergraduates, medical students, residents and fellows and has also won mutliple teaching awards.

 Sharon Bord, MD

Sharon Bord, MD

As an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sharon Bord, M.D. knows how to teach important skills to students. She is a member of the Committee of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors and Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine and on the editorial board for a board review question book.
 Helen Farrell, MD

Helen Farrell, MD

Dr. Farrell is a Harvard Medical School faculty member and board certified psychiatrist with a private practice in Boston. She has experience in patient care, teaching and in treating psychological disorders in various settings, including the Emergency Department, inpatient units and outpatient settings. She has translated difficult concepts in various psychology genres to educational videos via TED-Ed. Dr. Farrell is also well published in the field of forensic psychology and has appeared as an expert witness in court multiple times.


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Amazing
By Shruti K. on 09. April 2018 for Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Very helpful in understanding the practical aspects. Questions well framed to help better understand the topic and lectures are very comprehensive and keep you glued till the very end.

 
Extremely Comprehensive!
By Tyler P. on 27. March 2018 for Understanding Psychological Disorders: Biomedical vs. Biopsychosocial Approaches – Psychological Disorders (PSY)

I extremely enjoyed this lecture. He is very clear about what he is stating, and he states it in a very comprehensive manner, which is extremely crucial if you have yet to have medical talk down pat. I learned a lot, and I do have learning disabilities, so it can be hard at times. But this isn't one of those times! Love love love it! Much appreciated!

 
pretty helpful
By wesley s. on 28. February 2018 for Overview of Sedative and Hypnotic Drugs – Sedative Hypnotics

I chose this coz am able to memorise. Facts about the sedatives and hypnotics

 
Mistakes
By Jorge R. on 27. February 2018 for Questions – Antidepressants

There are some mistakes. SERT is not a serotonin receptor. And Bupropion is not a SERT inhibitor.

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