Lecture 21: Psychopathology II

author: John Gabrieli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013,   recorded: March 2011,   views: 2099
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Keywords: psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, diagnosis, medication, psychopharmacology, CBT, depression, OCD, ADHD, ADD, Ritalin

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