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 9:34 h
  • Quiz questions 234
  • 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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Easy to understand!!!!
By James A. on 24. October 2017 for Psychiatric Assessment

Everything is explained in a good way, so easy to understand.She is so calm and her voice sounds great.Thank you lecturio and Dra Farrell

By Joseph H. on 08. October 2017 for Psychiatry

Good balance of information and presentation. Diagnostic criteria’s reviewed. In future videos if taking requests, would like a video on prescribing considerations regarding side effect profiles across drug classes. Thank you.

By Rashmi G. on 28. September 2017 for Psychiatry

concise AND thorough. Was very easy to understand, to boot! Thanks!

Short High Yield Videos!
By Maurita D. on 05. September 2017 for Major Psychiatric Disorders

The videos are short which fit into my busy schedule and they provide rich content which is focused on high yield information. This information is necessary to not only do well on exams but to be successful in the profession!

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