Control Disorders
Control Disorders

Control Disorders

by Helen Farrell, MD

Study Psychiatry with an Expert!

In this course you will get the high–yield information you need to pass your USMLE exams. Learn about various control disorders and how to assess and treat them properly.

With this course you will learn about the following:

  • Substance Dependence and Abuse
  • Alcohol and Delirium
  • Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff Syndrome
  • Common and Medical Substance-Related Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)
  • Gambling Disorder
  • Kleptomania
  • Pyromania
  • Trichotillomania (TTM)
  • Eating Disorders

Your tutor for this course is Dr. Helen Farrell, a Harvard faculty member with experience in treating control disorders in various settings. She will explain the concepts in a well structured manner. If you are a medical student or resident, this course is perfect for you.

Your study progress will be supported by download material, lots of graphics and the opportunity to rewind the lectures, to make sure you can learn at your very own pace.

What are you waiting for? Start now!

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 1:12 h
  • Quiz questions 58
  • Articles 6


Your Educators of course Control Disorders

 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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Not clear presentation
By john kadima n. on 24. July 2020 for Control Disorders

Did not like the presentation Difficult to understand and not good teacher

Great Content
By Raju M. on 06. May 2019 for Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff's Syndrome

Short and concise lecture. It helped to review the topics.