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 9:36 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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Great breakdown - and good review for benzodiazepines
By Katelyn T. on 30. March 2019 for Anxiolytics

This video provides a wonderful breakdown of the pros and cons of different treatment options, I especially enjoyed the explanation of different types of benzos. Thank you!

Well organized and amazing way of teaching. Step by step approach with clarifications ???? keep it up! Stay blessed!
By Syed Najmul Hassan S. on 20. February 2019 for Psychiatric History

Awsome teaching! Will highly recommend. Astonishing effort of the Lecturio team.

By Jotace Z. on 23. December 2018 for Bipolar Disorder: Definition, Types and Diagnosis

Excelente introducción. Deja muy claro que es un trastorno afectivo bipolar. Felicitaciones

Schizophrenia Lecture
By Ramon S. on 28. October 2018 for Schizophrenia

Excellent description of psychotic disorders that is very clearly explained .