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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 (1,198)
Our question bank for the Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 25 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 34 questions
- Eyes - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 21 questions
- Genetics - 8 questions
- Genitourinary - 7 questions
- Growth and Development - 57 questions
- Gynecologic - 8 questions
- Hematologic - 8 questions
- Infectious - 10 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 29 questions
- Nervous - 272 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 16 questions
- Oncologic - 9 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1235 questions
- Pulmonary - 9 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 10 questions
- Toxicology - 168 questions
- Trauma - 13 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 24 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 42 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 6 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 249 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 184 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 621 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 701 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 11 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 21 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 19 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 14 questions
- Causes - 420 questions
- Classification - 116 questions
- Differential - 588 questions
- Epidemiology - 84 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 89 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 84 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 41 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 2 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 23 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 36 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 49 questions
- History Physical - 1217 questions
- Legal - 22 questions
- Pathophysiology - 458 questions
- Patient Education - 67 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 563 questions
- Toxicology - 153 questions
- Treatment Medical - 592 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 10 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 62 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 7 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 31 questions
- Clinical Education - 12 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 200 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 180 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 92 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 23 questions
Psychiatry Exam Articles (367)
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Dementia is a syndrome of chronic progressive cognitive decline resulting in functional impairment.
Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant that was FDA approved in 1969 to treat major depressive disorder. Doxepin was primarily approved to ...
Human trafficking is a pressing public health concern which transcends all races, social classes, demographics, and gender. No population is exempt ...
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that may develop in some children and adolescents after exposure to a traumatic event. Tr ...
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 ...
Suicidal ideations (SI), often called suicidal thoughts or ideas, is a broad term used to describe a range of contemplations, wishes, and preoccupa ...
Sensory-perceptual alteration can be defined as when there is a change in the pattern of sensory stimuli followed by an abnormal response ...
Clinical drug testing is the process of analyzing plasma (serum) or urine to detect the presence or absence of a drug or its metabolites. As t ...
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 ...
One of the single most difficult challenges for any prescriber is to distinguish between the legitimate prescription of controlled substances versu ...
Malingering is falsification or profound exaggeration of illness (physical or mental) to gain external benefits such as avoiding work or responsibi ...
Individuals recovering from various forms of addiction frequently encounter relapses that have gained acceptance as an almost inevitable part of th ...
Grief and loss is something that all people will experience in their lifetime. The loss may be actual or perceived and is the absence of something ...
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 ...
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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