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By Maju Mathews MD, Kumar Budur MD (MS), Biju Basil MD DipPsych, Manu Mathews MD

This overview e-book includes 1,200 multiple-choice questions modeled at the different types of questions visible partly 1 of the board certification examination in grownup psychiatry. The questions are followed via solutions and factors for why one solution is right and the others are incorrect.

Questions are divided into 17 strong point categories—basic psychopathology, schizophrenia, temper problems, anxiousness problems, geriatric psychiatry, baby psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, substance misuse, consuming issues and sexual issues, psychological retardation, sleep problems, character issues, psychopharmacology, psychotherapies, psychology, and neurology. an extra bankruptcy covers miscellaneous themes. All info has been completely reviewed by way of skilled psychiatrists.

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Enlargement of lateral ventricles is the most consistent finding. The other findings seen are smaller size of the hippocampus, thalamus, and amygdala. Neuronal cell architecture abnormalities have been seen in the entorhinal cortex, hippocampus, prefrontal cortex, orbitofrontal cortex, and cingulate cortex. 75. Answer: B. A study by Odegaard showed that there is a greater prevalence of schizophrenia among Norwegian immigrants to the United States than among Norwegians in Norway. An Epidemiological Catchment Area (ECA) study showed that Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles had a lower prevalence than Mexicans in Mexico.

Fine tremors C. Polydipsia D. Diplopia E. Erectile dysfunction 22. A 36-year-old White male patient has been stable on lithium for bipolar illness for the past 4 years. During his routine visit with his primary care provider, he complains of feeling weak and lacking motivation and energy. He also says that he has been feeling particularly cold this winter and wonders if he is getting depressed again. The primary care provider should A. Diagnose depression and start the patient on antidepressants B.

Testosterone 30. Which of the following is used as an augmenting agent in the treatment of depression? A. Propranolol B. Pindolol C. Metaprolol D. Sotalol E. Labetolol 31. Which of the following are risk factors for tardive dyskinesia? A. Old age B. Diffuse brain damage C. Duration of antipsychotic treatment D. Affective psychosis E. All of the above 32. All of the following are true about antidepressant discontinuation syndromes except A. More common with short half-life drugs B. Are caused by most antidepressants C.

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