The Psychiatric Interview, Mental Status Exam, and Suicide Risk Assessment (Free!)

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Learn how to conduct a psychiatric interview, mental status examination, and suicide risk assessment!


The Psychiatric Interview, Mental Status Exam, and Suicide Risk Assessment

Topics Covered

  • Components of the Psychiatric Interview
  • Components of the Mental Status Examination
  • Explanation of the Mental Status Examination Components
  • The Suicide Risk Assessment

What Will I Learn?

  • How to conduct a Psychiatric Interview
  • The Mental Status Examination
  • Suicide Risk Assessment
  • The Therapeutic Alliance

About the instructor

Michael Ingram MD

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

Dr. Ingram is a board certified psychiatrist with expertise in a variety of psychiatric disorders. He has particular interests in Neuropsychopharmacology as well as the diagnosis and treatment of both Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Adults. Dr. Ingram is an advocate for the destigmatization of psychiatric disorders and has additional training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (formerly Psychosomatic Medicine), a sub-specialty aiming to bridge the gap between mental and physical health.

Dr. Ingram spends part of his clinical time as a Psychiatric consultant in Los Angeles, CA providing recommendations for appropriate management of patients suffering with conditions such as Dementia, Delirium, Catatonia, Drug/Alcohol withdrawal/dependence, mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, Psychotic disorders, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Dr. Ingram is actively involved in medical education and founded/created Simply Psych EDU: Psychiatry and Neuroscience, an educational website and mental health blog focusing on topics related to Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and the clinical Neurosciences.

Michael T. Ingram Psychiatry, Inc.
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Target Audience

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Pre-Med Students
  • Medication Students
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Physicians