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 9:32 h
  • Quiz questions 368
  • Articles 48


Your Educators of course Psychiatry

 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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By Katusiime P. on 20. September 2021 for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Spectrum Disorders

Very detailed and so well taught. Thank you lecturio for this

personality disorders made easier
By Grace K. on 08. September 2021 for Personality Disorders

i chose this rating because , lecturio gave me broader understanding of this topic Helen did a great job with explaining the concept, and i love it. i will always recommend lecturio to my friends in medical school, until everyone gets to know about this great opportunity to learn smartly.

Very good
By Maria Alejandra V. on 07. September 2021 for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Spectrum Disorders

Very clear and precise. Order of chapterd was sometimes confusing(back and forth)

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