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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 (1,153)
Our question bank for the Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 26 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 31 questions
- Eyes - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 21 questions
- Genetics - 8 questions
- Genitourinary - 8 questions
- Growth and Development - 57 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 8 questions
- Infectious - 10 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 29 questions
- Nervous - 271 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 16 questions
- Oncologic - 9 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1188 questions
- Pulmonary - 9 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 10 questions
- Toxicology - 153 questions
- Trauma - 13 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 24 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 41 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 231 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 169 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 592 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 651 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 13 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 22 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 20 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 16 questions
- Causes - 412 questions
- Classification - 113 questions
- Differential - 561 questions
- Epidemiology - 80 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 78 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 77 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 39 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 23 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 32 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 48 questions
- History Physical - 1167 questions
- Legal - 21 questions
- Pathophysiology - 454 questions
- Patient Education - 64 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 542 questions
- Toxicology - 141 questions
- Treatment Medical - 568 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 10 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 57 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 7 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 32 questions
- Clinical Education - 14 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 182 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 170 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 88 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 21 questions
Psychiatry Exam Articles (355)
The word echolalia is derived from the Greek roots “echo” and “lalia,” where “echo” means "to repeat," and ...
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) are a drug class that was first released to the market in 1959 as a pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder ...
Narcolepsy is a disorder of rapid onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), frequent uncontrollable ...
Clonazepam is a long-acting and high potency benzodiazepine. It behaves both as a GABA-A receptor agonist. It also has serotonergic activity by inc ...
In a patient under intravenous sedation or general anesthesia, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) uses an electric current to create a generalized cer ...
Child development is a complex process that begins in the womb and continues until adulthood. It is influenced by biology and the environment, and ...
Premenstrual symptoms include a constellation of mood, behavioral, and physical indications that occur in a cyclic pattern prior to menstruation an ...
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder defined by restriction of energy intake relative to requirements, leading to a significantly low body w ...
Nortriptyline is indicated for use in the treatment of depression (FDA-approved). It can also be used off-label for conditions such as chronic pain ...
Absence seizures are brief seizures characterized by a behavioral arrest that correlates with generalized 3-Hertz spike-and-wave discharges on elec ...
Coprolalia comes from the greek "kopros," which means "dung, feces" and "lalein," which means "to babble." It's a tic-like occurrence tha ...
The habitual use of tobacco and tobacco products continues to be a significant contributor to health problems worldwide. The increasing afford ...
Confidentiality plays a critical role in patient care; however, there may be special circumstances where confidentiality must be breached in order ...
Relaxation techniques are therapeutic exercises designed to assist individuals with decreasing tension and anxiety, physically and psychologically. ...
The main FDA-approved indication of tranylcypromine is for major depressive disorder without melancholia. The non-FDA-approved indications for this ...
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