Forensic Psychiatry
Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic Psychiatry

by Helen Farrell, MD

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In this course you will be introduced to the topic of forensic psychiatry, and how the legal system overlaps with mental health.

Learn about material ranging from civil to criminal matters, and important topics such as commitment, informed consent and medical malpractice. This course also addresses criminal issues like the insanity defense.

Learn about:

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry
  • Informed Consent, Competency and Capacity
  • Criminal Matters
  • Malpractice

Dr. Helen Farrell is a board certified forensic psychiatrist with a private practice in Boston. She is on the Harvard Medical School faculty and teaches the students about forensic matters. She is also well published in the field and has appeared as an expert witness in court multiple times.

So what are you waiting for? Start now!

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:24 h
  • Quiz questions 11
  • Articles 1

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Your Educators of course Forensic Psychiatry

 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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