by Helen Farrell, MD

Review Psychiatry with the Best!

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.experiences some or other form of 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 staff psychiatrist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She will ensure that not only do you memorize the most important facts, you simultaneously develop a deep understanding of essential concepts in psychiatry. This will help you immensely when 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 achieve outstanding results in your exams. We will not let you down – become a better doctor with our high–yield lectures today!

Course Details

  • Videos 87
  • Duration 9:35 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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Major Psych Disorders by Dr Helen Farrell
By Zukisa T. on 19. June 2020 for Major Psychiatric Disorders

The presentation was EXCELLENT and straight to the point. Of all the videos I have been busy with, this has been my absolute favourite! Thank you to this great doctor!

Great lecture
By Nicholas K. on 22. May 2020 for Schizophrenia: Treatment

went through almost all the important points in very simple and understandable terms

Great lecture
By Nicholas K. on 22. May 2020 for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

the topic is very well structured I must say. Great lecturer!

Very very nice lectures
By Cyrus T. on 21. May 2020 for Major Psychiatric Disorders

I really appreciate most of the lextures by D Farrell. One thing is surprisingly missing Is : Schizoaffective disorders. The other thing is that i Didn’t hear in detail about « oppositional defiant Disorder » and nothing about« Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder ».