Psychiatric Assessment
Psychiatric Assessment

Psychiatric Assessment

by Helen Farrell, MD

Take your exam preparation to the next level!

When taking a history from a patient forming a therapeutic alliance will lay the foundation for your work with that patient. This is an essential skill. In this course you will receive valuable tips to help you build that strong bond with your patient.

Learn about:

  • Taking the Psychiatric History
  • Mental Status Exams
  • Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Biopsychosocial Formulation
  • Types and Application of Psychotherapy

Your tutor is the board-certified Psychiatrist Helen M. Farrell from Harvard Medical School. She will guide you through these topics and perfectly prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 or your next Shelf exam. Focus on high–yield information and build your medical knowledge with the help of an expert.

Start studying now!

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 1:04 h
  • Quiz questions 31
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Psychiatric Assessment

 Helen Farrell, MD

Helen Farrell, MD

Dr. Helen M. Farrell is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Massachusetts, USA.
She obtained her MD from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland in 2006. Currently, she is a Harvard Medical School faculty member, and board certified Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist.
Due to her achievements, she is well published in the field of forensic psychology, and has appeared as an expert witness in court. She also delivered the TEDx Talk, “Creating Hope for Mental Health” in 2015.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Farrell teaches courses on Psychiatry.

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Great Lecture
By Mah M. on 03. July 2021 for Psychiatric Assessment

I keep coming back to this lecture, it is the best explanation of the Psychiatric assessment. Thanks Dr Farrell

muy completa
By Mariana L. on 18. October 2020 for Psychiatric Assessment

Las lecturas están completas, tienen la información completa, y las explicaciones de la doctora muy buenas y fáciles de entender.

Great delivery !
By Sullay D. on 18. May 2020 for Psychiatric Assessment

I learnt a lot in a little time. I’m loving the delivery Style of the Presenter / Instructor so much.

Good Knowledge but not engaging
By JENNIFER M. on 02. April 2020 for Psychiatric Assessment

Although the instructor is knowledgeable, the lecture is boring that I am not able to comprehend completely.