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Most common method by which adolescents attempt suicide? Die by suicide?

Drug overdose; firearms

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Rumination disorder? Demographics?

May present with?

Repeated regurgitation and rechewing food for a period of at least one month. Normal functioning soon follows

Infants who have a variety of caretakers in an unstable environment

Drooling undigested liquids and lack of appropriate weight gain

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To confirm diagnosis of rumination disorder, need to rule out? With what test?

Associated gastrointestinal conditions (esophageal pH measurement)

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Infant presents with eating dirt. Order this test?

lead level (due to pica)

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Coprolalia vs coprophagia?

Repetitive speaking of obscene words versus eating feces

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Most common cause of florid visual hallucinations in a child?

Substance induced psychotic disorder via ingestion

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Most common psychiatric emergency in children and adolescents?

Suicidal behavior

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Sign that is more common in children with major depression than adolescence with major depression?

Psychomotor agitation

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Most common address effects associated with DDAVP?

Headaches and nausea

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DDAVP versus ADH?

No presser effects

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Objective physical sign in Rett disorder?

Normal head circumference at birth, followed by a deceleration of head growth after five months of age

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First-line treatment for Tourette's disorder? Benefits?

Clonidine >>> Pimozide and haloperidol

#Limited side effect profile
#Controls symptoms of ADHD and OCD (two frequently associated choir morbid disorders)

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Medication class associated with an increased risk of developing tics?

Stimulants

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Most common predisposing factors for mental retardation?

Alterations in embryonic development (chromosomal changes) or prenatal damage (maternal alcohol consumption)