Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders
Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders

Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders

by Helen Farrell, MD

Become an expert in psychiatry!

This course will provide you with great reviews of dissociative and somatoform disorders.

Not only do you need to know about these disorders for your medical exams, but will also use your knowledge to treat your patients with the best possible care. Understanding the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of these psychiatric disorders is essential.

Learn about:

  • Dissociative Amnesia
  • Dissociative Fugue
  • Dissociative Identity Disorders
  • Depersonalization and Derealization Disorder
  • Somatization
  • Past Medical Illness
  • Psychological Factors Affecting Other Medical Conditions
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Pain Disorders
  • Malingering

Your tutor for this course is Dr. Helen Farrell, who is a Harvard Medical School faculty member. She teaches on these topics regularly and has also published in the field. She will provide you with high-yield facts and everything you need to succeed.

Start now!

Course Details

  • Videos 13
  • Duration 1:14 h
  • Quiz questions 54
  • Articles 10


Your Educators of course Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform 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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By Cyrus T. on 21. May 2020 for Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders

The subjects are clearly and concisely presented. Can’t be better

Thank you, great content!
By Nurain Y. on 30. December 2019 for Dissociative Amnesia

Nurain Love the clear explanation. The speed is also nice and I was able to follow it. The visual aids really help as well.

By Paramjit V. on 02. December 2017 for Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders

the presentation was awesome. it was very well organized, professional and elegant.

By Paramjit V. on 24. November 2017 for Malingering

I really have no words to say how useful these lectures are and how well these have been presented.