Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1 by Lena Palaniyappan, Rajeev Krishnadas

By Lena Palaniyappan, Rajeev Krishnadas

Following sizzling at the heels of the release of the hot syllabus and new MRCPsych examination in Spring 2008 by way of the Royal university of Psychiatrists, this ebook includes 450 a number of selection inquiries to aid psychiatry trainees to organize for paper 1 of the examination. assisting those MCQs are targeted explanatory solutions and revision notes, referenced to the major textbooks utilized by trainees. The book's content material is heavily matched to the MRCPsych syllabus and contains perform papers for precise examination education.

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C. D. E. 4. Schizophreniform presentation Affective–manic presentation Delirium–organic presentation Dissociative presentation Catatonic presentation Which of the following figures represent the correct estimate of the incidence of postpartum psychosis? A. B. C. D. E. 3. QUESTIONS The majority of postpartum psychotic episodes are characterized by which of the following presentations? A. B. C. D. E. 2. CORE CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY Postpartum blues – within a few months of delivery Postpartum depression – first week of delivery Postpartum psychosis – within 2 weeks of delivery Postpartum pituitary apoplexy –12 months after delivery All of the above are correct Which of the following principle has guided the organization of disorders in ICD-10 Chapter V?

Which of the following medications has the highest propensity to cause QT prolongation on ECG? A. B. C. D. E. Thioridazine Risperidone Quetiapine Haloperidol Olanzapine 19 20 CLINICAL SKILLS | QUESTIONS 66. A patient who is on olanzapine for a long time is developing xanthoma. Which one of the following levels might be elevated in his blood? A. B. C. D. E. Creatinine Carotene Cholesterol Glucose Albumin 67. Which of the following nutrients, if deficient, can make treatment of depression difficult?

Patients with motor aphasia have higher risk of depression. In transcortical aphasia the features of Broca’s and Wernicke’s aphasias are combined but with intact repetition. Lesions producing transcortical aphasia disrupt connections from other cortical centres into the language circuit. Anomic aphasia refers to an aphasic syndrome wherein naming is the principal deficit. Anomic aphasia is related to dominant angular gyrus lesion and may be accompanied by dominant parietal lesions. , eds. Neurology in Clinical Practice, 4th edn.

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