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Psychiatry Exam Overview
How many hours is the Psychiatry Exam?
The Psychiatry Exam is 9.5 hours.
How many questions is the Psychiatry Exam?
The Psychiatry Exam is 425 questions.
What topics are covered on the Psychiatry Exam?
Topics include: Developmental processes and development through the life cycle: 2-4%, Neurodevelopmental disorders: 3-5%, Substance-related and addictive disorders: 7-11, Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders: 8-12%, Depressive disorders: 8-12%, Bipolar and related disorders: 4-6%, Anxiety disorders: 7-9%, Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders: 2-4%, Trauma-and stressor-related disorders: 4-6%, Dissociative disorders: 1-2%, Somatic symptom and related disorders: 2-4%, Eating disorders: 2-4%, Elimination disorders: 1-2%, Sleep-wake disorders: 3-5%, Sexual dysfunctions: 1-3%, Gender dysphoria: 1-2%, Disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders: 1-3%,, Personality disorders: 5-7%, Paraphilic disorders: 1-2%, Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention: 1-3%, Neurocognitive disorders: 6-8%, Neurologic disorders: 4-6%, and Dimension 2 topics without a corresponding Dimension 1 topic4-6%
Psychiatry Exam MCQs (1,212)
Our question bank for the Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 27 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 34 questions
- Eyes - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 23 questions
- Genetics - 8 questions
- Genitourinary - 12 questions
- Growth and Development - 58 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 8 questions
- Infectious - 12 questions
- Integument - 17 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 28 questions
- Nervous - 289 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 16 questions
- Oncologic - 8 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1247 questions
- Pulmonary - 11 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 11 questions
- Toxicology - 166 questions
- Trauma - 17 questions
- Teeth/Oral - 1 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 24 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 43 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 244 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 184 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 609 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 691 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 10 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 20 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 19 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 12 questions
- Causes - 421 questions
- Classification - 113 questions
- Differential - 601 questions
- Epidemiology - 84 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 89 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 85 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 42 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 23 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 40 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 50 questions
- History Physical - 1229 questions
- Legal - 22 questions
- Pathophysiology - 466 questions
- Patient Education - 69 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 567 questions
- Toxicology - 151 questions
- Treatment Medical - 605 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 10 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 61 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 7 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 31 questions
- Clinical Education - 11 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 202 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 179 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 88 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 21 questions
Psychiatry Exam Articles (376)
Opioids and opiates together comprise a class of medications widely used primarily to control severe pain. The first-line drugs for mild to moderat ...
The drug of choice for recurrent bipolar illness management remains to be lithium. Lithium, ...
5-Hydroxy indoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is the primary metabolite of serotonin. Serotonin is broken down into 5-hydroxy indoleacetic acid within the l ...
Paraphilias are persistent and recurrent sexual interests, urges, fantasies, or behaviors of marked intensity involving objects, activities, or eve ...
Psychosis associated with alcohol can occur with acute intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, as well as in patients with chronic alcohol use disorder. ...
Buspirone is an anxiolytic first synthesized in 1968 and patented in 1975. Initially, the drug was being developed as an antipsychotic but was foun ...
First-generation antipsychotics are dopamine receptor antagonists (DRA) and are known as typical antipsychotics. They include phenothiazines (trifl ...
This article will discuss the indications and selection of conventional hearing aids. Conventional hearing aids are non-invasive (not requiring sur ...
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the United States affecting about one-third of the general population. According to the third edition ...
Schizoaffective disorder is one of the most misdiagnosed psychiatric disorders in clinical practice.
Phenelzine is an FDA-approved drug for the management of depression in adults. Off label, the drug may be used to manage treatment-resistant depres ...
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) was described, in 1933, by the Dutch pediatrician, Cornelia Catharina de Lange, who illustrated two unrelate ...
Fluoxetine has FDA-approval for major depressive disorder (age eight and older), obsessive-compulsive disorder (age seven and older), pan ...
Sleep paralysis refers to the phenomenon in which resumption of consciousness occurs while muscle atonia of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is maint ...
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community consists of a cross-cultural broad range of community members and i ...
Barry I Liskow MD Professor Vice Chairman, Dept of Psych & Behav Sci Univ of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City KS
Brian A Farah MD Chief of Psychiatry University of North Carolina DFAPA High Point NC
Scott M Klenzak MD Assistant Professor of Clin Psychiatry Program Director Psychiatry Residency Campbell University ABPN Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fayetteville NC
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