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The Psychology of Scams
Scott Salomone, MD
Chief Resident, PGY-4
At the end of this presentation, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the types of scams, characteristics of scams, scam prevalence, and harms.
- Understand the underlying psychological vulnerabilities of victims, techniques used by scammers, and current psychological explanations of scam victimization.
- Employ strategies for intervention and obtain resources for support when faced with someone who is victim to a scam.
The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m.
TRAINEE PRESENTATIONS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
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