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You are to select the best option from the listQUESTION 1

  1. Select the most distinguishing feature in the course and prognosis of schizophrenia.
  2. A.Worsening after each relapse
  3. B.Increase in positive symptoms
  4. C.Decrease in negative symptoms
  5. D.Return to baseline after each relapse


QUESTION 2

  1. Select the negative symptom of schizophrenia.
  2. A.Anhedonia
  3. B.Delusions
  4. C.Catatonia
  5. D.Hallucination 

QUESTION 3

  1. Select the factor associated with a four- to five-fold greater occurrence of gender dysphoria in male than in female children.
  2. A.Social stigma against male feminism
  3. B.Deficiency of androgenic hormones
  4. C.Social acceptance of female masculinity
  5. D.Excess of estrogenic hormones


QUESTION 4

  1. Select the personality disorder in which patients are continually in crisis and exhibit unpredictable behavior.
  2. A.Antisocial
  3. B.Paranoid
  4. C.Borderline
  5. D.Histrionic

  

QUESTION 5

  1. What theorist saw schizophrenia as a reaction to life stressors?
  2. A.Schneider
  3. B.Meyer
  4. C.Bleuler
  5. D.Kraepelin

QUESTION 6

  1. Select the disorder that is often comorbid with brief psychotic disorder.
  2. A.Generalized anxiety
  3. B.Bipolar I
  4. C.Depressive
  5. D.Personality


QUESTION 7

  1. Select the neurotransmitter that has least involvement in drug-induced movement disorders.
  2. A.Norepinephrine
  3. B.Acetylcholine
  4. C.Dopamine
  5. D.Serotonin (5-HT)


QUESTION 8

  1. Select the personality disorder in which patients are preoccupied with perfectionism and interpersonal control.
  2. A.Passive-aggressive
  3. B.Obsessive-compulsive
  4. C.Narcissistic
  5. D.Avoidance


QUESTION 9

  1. Select the primary method to assess cognition.
  2. A.Serum electrolytes
  3. B.Thyroid function
  4. C.Mental status exam
  5. D.Brief psychiatric rating scale  

QUESTION 10

  1. Select the rating scale used to assess medication-induced movement disorders.
  2. A.CAGE
  3. B.MMSE
  4. C.AIMS
  5. D.BPRS

 

QUESTION 11

  1. Select the most frequently abused illicit drug.
  2. A.Marijuana
  3. B.Heroin
  4. C.Cocaine
  5. D.Phencyclidine

 

QUESTION 12

  1. Select the brain region that is associated with substance addiction.
  2. A.Prefrontal cortex
  3. B.Caudate nucleus
  4. C.Basal ganglia
  5. D.Ventral tegmental

 

QUESTION 13

  1. Select the difference between illusions and hallucinations.
  2. A.Hallucinations ARE based upon real images or sensation.
  3. B.Hallucinations ARE NOT based upon real images or sensations.
  4. C.Illusions ARE NOT based upon real images or sensations.
  5. D.None of the above.


QUESTION 14

  1. Select the comorbid disorder that is more frequent in children with gender dysphoria.
  2. A.Down syndrome
  3. B.Bipolar I
  4. C.Autism spectrum
  5. D.ADHD


QUESTION 15

  1. Select the factor that increases suicidal risk in patients in early treatment with SSRI antidepressants.
  2. A.Suspicion
  3. B.Isolation
  4. C.Energy
  5. D.Guilt

QUESTION 16

  1. The enzyme ADH that catalyzes the conversion of alcohol into acetaldehyde is inhibited by which medication?
  2. A.Disulfiram
  3. B.Haloperidol
  4. C.Lorazepam
  5. D.Naloxone


QUESTION 17

  1. Select the personality disorder that presents the greatest challenge to diagnose by experienced providers.
  2. A.Borderline
  3. B.Paranoid
  4. C.Schizotypal
  5. D.Antisocial

QUESTION 18

  1. Select the two Freudian stages of psychosexual development.
  2. A.Olfactory
  3. B.Oral
  4. C.Tactile
  5. D.Genital

 

QUESTION 19

  1. Select the pair of terms that represents the greatest conflict regarding sexual behavior.
  2. A.gay and lesbian
  3. B.cultural and spiritual
  4. C.medical and legal
  5. D.political and religious 


QUESTION 20

  1. Select the neurotransmitter system that is most associated with the addictive rewarding properties of opioids.
  2. A.Dopaminergic
  3. B.Serotonergic
  4. C.Adrenergic
  5. D.Glutamatergic


QUESTION 21

  1. Select the most frequent cause of infant and childhood intellectual disability that is attributed to a specific gene.
  2. A.Fragile X
  3. B.Prader-Willi
  4. C.Down syndrome
  5. D.Cri-du-chat

QUESTION 22

  1. Select the most common error by the provider in the practice of family-oriented therapy for persons with schizophrenia.
  2. A.Reducing drug dosage to eliminate adverse effects too quickly
  3. B.Encouraging family to promote patients to resume normal activity too quickly
  4. C.Controlling emotional intensity of family sessions with patients with schizophrenia
  5. D.Open discussion by practitioner with family about the patient's frightening psychotic symptoms


QUESTION 23

  1. Select the disorder in which is characterized by lack breast development.
  2. A.Klinefelter's syndrome
  3. B.5-α-reductase deficiency
  4. C.Turner's syndrome
  5. D.Transvestic disorder

 

QUESTION 24

  1. Select the diagnostic criterion for catatonia resulting from a medical condition.
  2. A.Loose association
  3. B.Pressured speech
  4. C.Waxy flexibility
  5. D.Involuntary movement 

QUESTION 25

  1. In the dopamine hypothesis, what is known to be linked to the severity of positive psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia?
  2. A.Excessive dopamine release
  3. B.Reduced dopamine release
  4. C.Increased muscarinic and nicotinic receptors
  5. D.None of the above

QUESTION 26

  1. Select the disorder in which the highest percentage of patients commit suicide.
  2. A.Schizophrenia
  3. B.Anxiety
  4. C.Alcohol dependence
  5. D.Mood 

QUESTION 27

  1. Select the type of hallucinations most common in schizophrenia.
  2. A.Tactile
  3. B.Visual
  4. C.Auditory
  5. D.Olfactory


QUESTION 28

  1. Select the most common paraphilic disorder.
  2. A.Voyeurism
  3. B.Zoophilia
  4. C.Pedophilia
  5. D.Fetishism


QUESTION 29

  1. Select the most effective form of questioning when taking a sex history.
  2. A.Multiple choice
  3. B.Open-ended
  4. C.Yes-no
  5. D.Why

 

QUESTION 30

  1. Select the drug of choice to treat psychosis in delirious patients.
  2. A.Chlorpromazine
  3. B.Alprazolam
  4. C.Clozapine
  5. D.Haloperidol


QUESTION 31

  1. All of the following are symptoms of alcoholic withdrawal delirium EXCEPT
  2. A.Agitation
  3. B.Autonomic dysfunction
  4. C.Confusion
  5. D.Delusions

 

QUESTION 32

  1. Select the psychiatric disorder for which the term neuroleptic is used to describe drug effects.
  2. A.Bipolar I
  3. B.Schizophrenia
  4. C.Generalized anxiety
  5. D.Depression


QUESTION 33

  1. What is the term for patients who mimic mental health symptoms without having the disorder for secondary gain?
  2. A.Schizophrenia
  3. B.Borderline
  4. C.Fictitious
  5. D.Maladaptation

 

QUESTION 34

  1. Select the neurotransmitter that is most associated with the occurrence of ADHD.
  2. A.Serotonin
  3. B.Dopamine
  4. C.Acetylcholine
  5. D.Glutamate

 

QUESTION 35

  1. Select the neurotransmitter deficiency that is most associated with delirium.
  2. A.Serotonin
  3. B.Acetylcholine
  4. C.Norepinephrine
  5. D.Dopamine

 

QUESTION 36

  1. Select the epidemiologic characteristic of tardive dyskinesia symptoms.
  2. A.Absence during sleep
  3. B.Most common in men
  4. C.Absence in age less than 50
  5. D.5% to 10% of patients require hospitalization 

QUESTION 37

  1. Heavy use of cannabis in individuals with no previous psychiatric illnesses can produce:
  2. A.Depression
  3. B.Tics
  4. C.Amnesia
  5. D.Psychosis

  

QUESTION 38

  1. Select the two most life-threatening adverse effects of cocaine use.
  2. A.Respiratory depression
  3. B.Cardiac arrhythmias
  4. C.Cerebrovascular infarction
  5. D.Muscular paralysis

 

QUESTION 39

  1. All of the following are criteria for gender dysphoria diagnosis in children EXCEPT
  2. A.Play preferred with same gender children
  3. B.Urinating in body position of desired gender
  4. C.Play preferred with opposite gender children
  5. D.Dressing in clothing of assigned gender

QUESTION 40

  1. Select the characteristic found in persons with intersex conditions.
  2. A.Desire for opposite gender anatomy
  3. B.Birth with atypical anatomy
  4. C.Dissatisfaction dysphoria
  5. D.Chromosome X abnormality

 

QUESTION 41

  1. Select the rare adverse effect of SSRI antidepressants.
  2. A.Tardive dyskinesia
  3. B.Restless leg syndrome
  4. C.Parkinsonian symptoms
  5. D.Hyperthermia

  

QUESTION 42

  1. Select the characteristic of masturbation.
  2. A.Can predispose to mental illness
  3. B.Decreases sexual potency
  4. C.Is most universally practiced
  5. D.Is a sin against religious doctrine


QUESTION 43

  1. The presence of hallucinations or delusions IS needed for a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  2. A.True
  3. B.False

  

QUESTION 44

  1. Select the youngest age at which childhood-onset schizophrenia can be distinguished from autism spectrum.
  2. A.3
  3. B.4
  4. C.5
  5. D

QUESTION 45

  1. Select the characteristic of sexually abused children.
  2. A.More common in females
  3. B.Denial of abuse episodes
  4. C.Sexual knowledge beyond their age
  5. D.Non-recognition of abusive behaviors


QUESTION 46

  1. Select the intrinsic chemical released in orgasm that reinforces pleasurable sensation.
  2. A.Dopamine
  3. B.Serotonin
  4. C.Epinephrine
  5. D.Oxytocin  

QUESTION 47

  1. Select two terms preferred to describe sexual orientation.
  2. A.Gay
  3. B.Heterosexual
  4. C.Homosexual

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