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1

Can patients recall their dreams with REM sleep behavior disorder

yes

2

Treatment of choice for adjustment disorder

psychotherapy

3

Benzodiazepines perscribed to elderly have an increase risk of what adverse effects

- confusion
- falls
- paradoxical agitation (confusion, aggression, disinhibition)

4

Short term treatment for panic disorder

benzodiazepine

5

long term treatment for panic disorder

antidepressants and CBT

6

which antipsychotic does not cause weight gain

Bupropion

7

criteria for schizoaffective

1. mood episode with psychotic symptoms
2. psychosis and no mood symptoms for 2 weeks

8

Dopamines effect on Prolactin

dopamin inhibits prolactin

9

unexplained abdominal pain and new-onset neuropsychiatric symptoms

acute intermittent porphyria

10

what is elevated in acute intermittent porphyria

urinary prophobilinogen

11

can second generation antipsychotics also cause NMS

yes

12

what should you do if a mother is concerned about her daughters eating habits with a BMI of 18.6. The other is a vegatarian due to animal right reasons

reassure mother

13

Patient has remitted cancer and now has MDD, what do you do

prescribe her SSRI

14

what should be monitered before starting lithium

- calcium
- renal function
- thyroid function

15

Alcoholic hallucinosos? timing

visual hallucinations with stable vital signs
- 12-24 hours onset

16

Daytime fatigue with increased hematocrit and increased bicarbonate

obstructive sleep apnea

17

Can you make a diagnosis over the phone

no

18

drug drug interaction with St. john warts and SSRi

increase serotonin levels

19

HIV patient shows psychosis, what medication should be given

2nd generation antipsyhotic

20

medication with stimulant withdrawal (cocaine and methylphenidate)

none

21

First line therapy for intermittent explosive

CBT and SSRI

22

Thematic test asses

emotions, motivations, and core personality

23

Minnisotta personality test asses

abnormal behavior

24

headaches and difficulty concentrating can indicate what disorder

GAD

25

treatment for essential or idiopathic tremor

beta blocker

26

doctor under stress, what do you do

1. relieve him of duty to take care of patient
2. report

27

what molecule is thought to control borderline personality

endorphins

28

prolactinoma

mass in the pituitary

29

part of brain for panic disorder

amygdala

30

part of brain for Huntington

caudate nucleus