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Geriatric Psychiatry Exam Overview
How many hours is the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
The Geriatric Psychiatry Exam is 4 hours.
How many questions is the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
The Geriatric Psychiatry Exam is 220 questions.
What topics are covered on the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam?
Topics include: Aspects of Aging - Developmental, Psychological, and Social - 6-8%, Aspects of Aging - Biological - 6-8%, Psychopathology and Psychiatric Diagnosis - 17-23%, Diagnostic Methods - 9-11%, Treatment - 33-37%, Neuropsychiatric and Neurologic Aspects of Aging - 9-11%, and General Medicine/Psychiatry Interface - 9-11%
Geriatric Psychiatry Exam MCQs (179)
Our question bank for the Geriatric Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 9 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 3 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 7 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 2 questions
- Genitourinary - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 1 questions
- Integument - 4 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 4 questions
- Nervous - 88 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Oncologic - 2 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 175 questions
- Pulmonary - 2 questions
- Renal - 1 questions
- Surgery - 5 questions
- Toxicology - 10 questions
- Trauma - 2 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 5 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 5 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 38 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 2 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 45 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 66 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 102 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 5 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Causes - 65 questions
- Classification - 25 questions
- Differential - 106 questions
- Epidemiology - 5 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 26 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 25 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 6 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 9 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 17 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 6 questions
- History Physical - 187 questions
- Legal - 4 questions
- Pathophysiology - 69 questions
- Patient Education - 12 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 101 questions
- Toxicology - 12 questions
- Treatment Medical - 115 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 5 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 3 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 4 questions
- Clinical Education - 4 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 37 questions
- Drug Information - 35 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 15 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Geriatric Psychiatry Exam Articles (120)
Behavior modification is a psychotherapeutic intervention primarily used to eliminate or reduce maladaptive behavior in children or adults. While s ...
Depressive cognitive disorders, also called Pseudodementia (a term founded by Kiloh in the year 1961), is defined as the cognitive and functio ...
Memantine is an antagonist of the NMDA (N-Methyl-D-Aspartate)-receptor subtype of glutamate receptor. It is used to slow the neurotoxicity tho ...
Grief is a natural and universal response to the loss of a loved one. The grief experience is not a state but a process. Most individuals reco ...
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of medications most commonly prescribed to treat depression. They are often used as fir ...
Lurasidone is a second-generation (atypical) antipsychotic. It was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatm ...
Abuse and neglect are commonly encountered in both children and the elderly. It occurs when a caregiver, whether through willful action or lack of ...
Neuroleptic agents, otherwise known as 'antipsychotics,' are a broad category of medications initially developed to treat psychosis arising from a ...
Amoxapine is FDA approved drug belonging to the class of second-generation tricyclic dibenzoxazepine antidepressants.
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is an uncommon neurological disorder that affects movement, gait, balance, speech, swallowing, vision, eye mov ...
Suicide is a major public health problem not only in the United States but also in many western nations. In the United States, it is the 10th ...
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a spectrum of clinical syndromes characterized by neuronal degeneration involving the frontal and anterior tempora ...
Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end-of-life is a stage in ...
Sertraline is an antidepressant used as a first-line treatment of major depressive disorder. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also approv ...
Neurocognitive deficits are the presenting complaint in 4% to 15% of patients diagnosed with HIV. Patients may present with nonspeci ...
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