Massachusetts Institute for Technology

MIT: MIT 9.00SC – Lecture 21

Lecture 21: Psychopathology II

How are mental disorders diagnosed and treated? This session explores the two main categories of psychological treatment – behavioral therapies and medical (drug) therapies. For OCD, depression and ADHD, we’ll look at the current scientific understanding of these disorders and compare methods of treatment.


  1. Treatment Approaches: Behavioral and Medical
  2. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  3. Depression: Diagnosis and Neural Basis
  4. Depression: Treatments and Studies
  5. ADHD: Diagnosis
  6. ADHD: Treatments and Studies

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