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We have 963 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 323 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Psychiatrist Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Psychiatrist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Psychiatry Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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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 (963)
Our question bank for the Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 23 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 25 questions
- Eyes - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 22 questions
- Genetics - 7 questions
- Genitourinary - 7 questions
- Growth and Development - 40 questions
- Gynecologic - 7 questions
- Hematologic - 7 questions
- Infectious - 9 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 24 questions
- Nervous - 246 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 16 questions
- Oncologic - 8 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 998 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 10 questions
- Toxicology - 117 questions
- Trauma - 10 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 18 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 31 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 188 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 122 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 461 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 461 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 9 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 17 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 19 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 12 questions
- Causes - 365 questions
- Classification - 104 questions
- Differential - 440 questions
- Epidemiology - 58 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 61 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 62 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 31 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 20 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 25 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 33 questions
- History Physical - 975 questions
- Legal - 18 questions
- Pathophysiology - 362 questions
- Patient Education - 52 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 441 questions
- Toxicology - 112 questions
- Treatment Medical - 506 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 9 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 50 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 6 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 28 questions
- Clinical Education - 9 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 149 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 150 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 74 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 18 questions
Psychiatry Exam Articles (323)
The differential diagnosis of abdominal cramping accompanied by nausea and vomiting is overwhelmingly broad. It demands a finely detailed history t ...
Sexual abuse of children is the involvement of children or adolescents in sexual activities that he or she does not fully understand and can includ ...
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) was described, in 1933, by the Dutch pediatrician, Cornelia Catharina de Lange, who illustrated two unrelate ...
An acute dystonic reaction is characterized by involuntary contractions of muscles of the extremities, face, neck, abdomen, pelvis, or larynx in ei ...
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of rapidly growing disabilities. They are characterized by repetitive patterns of behavior, i ...
Temperament classification dates back as far as ancient Greece when Hippocrates proposed his humoral theory regarding the classifications of behavi ...
Neutrophils are the most abundant white blood cell in blood and play a critical role in providing innate immunity against various offending agents. ...
Escitalopram, the S-enantiomer of racemic citalopram, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). SSRIs, as a class of drugs, are used for ...
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a classical hallucinogen originally synthesized by Albert Hoffman. He accidentally concocted the drug while mak ...
Sleep is a state consisting of several different stages of reversible disconnection from the environment with accompanying reduced consciousness, a ...
Learning disabilities (LDs) refer to several disorders that may affect the acquisition, organization, retention, comprehension, or the use of both ...
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is the most common psychometric test devised to assess personality traits and psychopatholog ...
Sertraline is an antidepressant used as a first-line treatment of major depressive disorder. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also approv ...
Trihexyphenidyl works as an anticholinergic used for the treatment of tremors, spasms, stiffness, and weak muscle control seen in patients with Par ...
Family and domestic violence (including child abuse, intimate partner abuse, and elder abuse) is a common problem in the United States. Family and ...
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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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