by Helen Farrell, MD

Review Psychiatry with the Best!

About 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.experiences mental illness in a given year. Every clinician needs training to detect, evaluate, and treat mental health issues.

Your tutor for this course is the board certified Psychiatrist Helen M. Farrell, a Harvard Medical School Instructor and a staff psychiatrist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She will ensure that you not only memorize the most important facts, but also develop a deep understanding of essential concepts in psychiatry. This will help you immensely while solving clinical vignettes for USMLE Step 2 or your NBME Shelf exam.

This course covers all exam-relevant topics of Psychiatry, which include:

  • Psychiatric Assessment
  • Personality Disorders
  • Major Psychiatric Disorders
  • Control Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Forensic Disorders
  • Age-Related Disorders

Start studying with Lecturio now and use our additional learning material to become even better at your exams. We will not let you down – become a better doctor with our high–yield lectures today!

Course Details

  • Videos 87
  • Duration 9:36 h
  • Quiz questions 371
  • Articles 49


Your Educators of course 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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Simple, organized and understandable
By Neuer N. on 02. October 2018 for Schizophrenia

It is a simplified and organized lecture, I will definitely recommend it to my group mates.

nicely explained
By Caroleen N. on 12. September 2018 for Personality Disorders

very well explained presentation. examples and differentiations are very clear

Amazing lecture, lots of useful information summarized in short a few short videos.
By Hrvoje S. on 05. September 2018 for Forensic Psychiatry

Excellent course. I like the subject covered. Concise, and to the point. I would definitely recommend this course to my colleagues.

Amazing job.
By Lili A. on 02. September 2018 for Forensic Psychiatry

Dr. Helen Farrell did an incredible job at explaining the different parts of forensic psychiatry. It was easy to understand and easy to memorise for the upcoming quizzes and tests. Speaking of, the small quizzes at the end of each lecture really helped me understand what I knew and what I didn't.

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