1) Counter conditioning used in
2) Principle of Gestalt
e) Various fate
3) Area impaired in working memory deficit
4) Schiz - Imaging - All are shrunken in size except Ventricles
5) Duration of mania ICD-10 criteria 1week
6) Delusional disorder ICD 10 criteria 3months
7) Negative symptoms of Schiz. Which of the following is mentioned in ICD-10 criteria apathy
8) ICD-10 criteria for catatonic schizophrenia - all except
9)Which of the following is a primary delusion?
10) Interoception is a sensation of ____
a) Joint sense
b)reflecting on one's behavior
e)delusional perception of inner organs
11) Patient consuming cannabis firmly believes that his legs are abnormally shaped despite doctors telling him otherwise. What is this?
12) (Question on reasoning with example)
13) Broca's aphasia - True/Present among the following?
14)Alexia without agraphia - All are true except
a) Patient can read his own handwriting
b)can't read words
c)can write when he hears words
15) Apraxia seen in lesion of
a) Frontal lobe
b)Dominant temporal lobe
c)Dominant parietal lobe
d)non-dominant temporal lobe
e) non dominant parietal lobe
16)Formal thought disorder - lack of causal links in speech
17) FTD - two or more thoughts are interwoven into one
18) D - what did you have for breakfast?
D - What is your name?
P - Cereals.
D- Where is your house?
c) Flifht of ideas
19) RMP of axon
20) ICD-10 criteria. Which of the following is a criteria for Paranoid personality disorder?
21) Doctor tells patient that he need not obey his commands or co-operate. He puts out patient's arm infront of him during examination for which the patient didn't resist. On leaving the hand it goes back to its original position. What is this?
22) On offering shake hand, patient brings forward but takes back his hand 25 times but finally ends up not shaking the hand. What is this?
23)Feelings of familiarity of having experienced an event - occurs as part of aura of which type of seizures?
a) frontal lobe
24) Recalling an event that never occured
a) retrospective falsification
c) false memory
25) Srilankan man with fatigue and somatic symptom - attributes to loss of semen in urine. What is this?
26)which of the following is a screening tool?
e)Edinburgh perinatal depression scale
27)SF36 is used to
a) for assessment of physical illness alone
for assessment of mental illness alone
c)quality of life scale
e)assess psychotic symptoms
28)HCR-20 Which of the following is a part of risk assessment?
a) substance use
29)True regarding intelligence and genetics
a) no correlation with monozygotic twins
b)highly correlated with dizygotic twins
c)influenced by environmental factors
30)DNA doesn't code for
31) Mitotic cell division gives
a) aneuploid cells
32)(??) series of behavior giving clue for the next behavior in children with learning disability
33)Rat is startled with a loud buzzer when it approaches towards a nut many times, later it is startled by the sight of the nut. what is this?
a) classical conditioning
34)50 year old man with TBI. He has been admitted for episodes of anger outbursts and ________. His wife reports that there is progressive loss of memories. Which test would clarify the diagnosis?
a) wisconsin card sorting test
b)Myers - Brigg test
35) which of the following is true of interactions in a society based on social-exchange theory?
36) Damage to occipito - parietal lesion. What type of symptom will be seen?
37) Test where a series of pictures are shown and patient is asked to make a story from each of it. What test?
c)Picture completion test
38) which of the following is a part of the temperamental characteristics described by Thomas and Chess? (?? options)
39) which of the following is true regarding adult personality?
[unsure about options]
a) ?males become introverted with aging
b)neuroticism increases with age in men
c)Unlike neuroticism females show a significant decline in psychotism with aging
d) extroversion increases with age in men
40) When there is discrepancy between different attitudes, what do people usually do?
a)seek information that strengthens their belief and ignoring others
weigh information on both aspects
c)??change in behavior
41)Sally - Ann test is used to test which of the following?
a)Theory of mind
42)According to Asch which of the following would lead to disintegration of group?
a)large group size
b)agreeability among the members
43)Minorities can influence a group by
a) being consistent
b)not being flexible
c)being different from the rest of the group
44) Under "Social pressure" a preson in a group is more likely to do an ambivalent/ undesirable task when one of the following is true.Choose the best option.
a) a charismatic leader
feels lesser identified with group /?? feels threatened about his identity in the group
c)?? need to appear as part of the group
45) When individuals in a society rationalizes that someone else would have done the job, it is called as
a) Diffusion of responsibility
b)Dissolution of responsibility
46) When the communication and behavior of parents contradict each other. It is called as
47) Which of the following is not a Brown and Harris vulnerability factor:
a)absence of a close confiding relationship
loss of mother before 11
c)loss of schooling after 14 years
d)lack of employment outside home
e) 3 or more children <15 living at home
48) Which of the following is an illness maintaining factor?
e) change of job
49) Types of stigma- which is true?
a) Courtesy stigma - stigmatization of a person due to his or her relationship with a person who bears a stigmatic condition.
50) which of the following is more likely to reduce stigma for mental illness in the society?
a)belief that mentally ill can 'pull themselves up'
b)poor prognosis of the illness
51) Acculturation - Person adopts both adopt cultures - what is it called?
a) Melting pot
[note: there was no option of biculturalism/integration]
52)Latah is classified under which heading in ICD-10?
a) dissociative disorder
c)other neurotic disorders[tricky option!]
53)True about utilitarian approach?
a) common scale of measurement for all
? a form of communalistic libertarianism
c) best approach for the society
d)?equal allotment of resources
54) True about consent
a) consent from the subject is mandatory for all research purpose
b)can't drop out during course of study after giving consent
c) Verbally spoken out loud and written informed consent should be taken
55)True about Bowlby's attachment theory:
a) monotropy is abnormal
The attachment figure need not be the ?biological mother/?female
c)Dont show clear cut attachment till adulthood
d)?indiscriminate attachment seen till 2 years
56)Child is indifferent to mother leaving the room and when she comes back. Type of attachment?
[note: no info on comforting response]
a) anxious- avoidant
57) [note: crazy question with abnormal framing of it!]
An adult patient entering a psychiatric hospital who is indifferent and dismissive towards mental health professionals. what kind of attachment style will predict a prolonged clingyness/ utilisation of mental health facility?
58)Moving object seen immediately after birth were perceived as mother by gooslings. This is called ____? imprinting.
59)Temporary object buffers between fantasy and reality. Aids in development.It is called as ? transitional object.
60)11 year old boy - Erikson's stage?
Industry Vs Inferiority
61) Piaget's model - conservatism appears in which stage? concrete operational
62) Child plays alone. Complains when parents don't confront or give attention. Later starts focusing on strengths and weakness. What is this called?
a) primary love
b)true self / false self
63) & 64)language development with close options in months.
65)Kohlberg's moral development stage in a 12 year old?pre conventional.
66)Which of the following is NOT true regarding moral development?
a) most adults reach post conventional stage
67)Feeling sexually attracted and interested in a person of a particular sex denotes.
68)Not a part of stages of grief by Parkes.[tricky options!]
c)yearning for the deceased
69)Neurotransmitter acting at the reticular cells of the thalamo cortical projection?
70) Left facial palsy + Right upper and lower limb palsy. Lesion at the level of__?
71) Paralysis of trochlear nerve
a) loss of ability to see the tip of nose
72) Neurochemical pathway from locus coeruleus? ___ Noradrenergic
73) Agomelatin treatment. Which blood test before initiation? LFT
74)Cholecystokinin system has been recently found to be involved in the etiology of
a) Panic disorders
75)Sleep terror occurs in which stage?
a)NREM stage 2
c) NREM stage 4
76)Trinucleotide repeat in Huntingtons? CAG
77) Type of study to identify disease causing gene loci? __ Linkage analysis
78) Aβ precursor protein formation prevented by α-seceretase
79)Early onset dementia seen in which type of Alzheimer gene?
80)Progranulin gene defect seen in
Fronto temporal dementia
d)Lewy body dem.
81)Neurofibrillary tangles(NFT) can be detected by antibodies to
a)Ubiquitin positive and tau negative
Ubiquitin negative and tau positive
82)Recalling of events as if seeing a video recording
a) eidetic memory
83) Test for abstract reasoning?
a) sentence completioon
84) Visuo-spatial inattention - site of lesion?
non-dominant parietal lobe
85)Optic tract lesion- Homonymous hemianopia
86)Mech. of action of Atomoxetine?
Norepinephrine reuptake inhibition
87) True about placebo? Placebo effect is more with injectables
88) action of mu opioid receptor?
89) Drug with highest fetal toxicity?
90)Postural hypotension lowest with which antipsychotic? Aripiprazole.
91) Which of the following is a recognized risk factor for QTc prolongation?
92)Shortest acting among the following benzodiazepines
93)Caffeine acts by
94) Tricyclic in overdose. True among the following?
a) follows zero order kinetics
95)Longest acting depot among following
a) Paliperidone palmoate
96) Vd in elderly : more for lipophilic / less of hydrophilic
97) Pharmacokinetic change in pregnancy
98) True of drug interaction:(level variation)
a)amitriptyline with tramadol
Valproate with lamotrigene
c)Risperidone with smoking
99) Discontinuation syndrome worse with?
Venlafaxine[other options were different ssris]
100) Person on MAO-I should avoid Cheese
101) Drug causing weight gain
a) methyl phenydate
102) Drug causing blue___ photosensitvity reaction - chlorpromazine
103)Pindolol acts by
104) Which of the following antidepressants act by dopamine reuptake inhibition?Bupropion
105)Benzodiazepines act by altering the frequency of chloride channel
106) GHB binds to _____?
107) Propranolol is ____
c) β1 +β2+ β3 blocker
108) Drug used to facilitate CNS dopaminergic transmmission?Amantidine
109) Procyclidine used in the treatment of EPS
110)lamotrigene specific adverse effect? Steven- Johson synd.
111)Most common side effect of Clozapine
112) True about Li adverse effects
a) Tremors with frequency of 4-6Hz
b)most patients develop tremors
c) β-blockers must be initiated for all tremors
113)Which of the following cause least hyponatremia?
[all other options various SSRIs]
114) Which of the following seen in benzodiazepine withdrawal? seizures
115)Patient with fever and altered sensorium. Diffuse slowing in EEG. Which of the following will be true?
a)?? blood cells in CSF
116) Hypotension is ??least/??not a side effect of the following drugs used in opioid withdrawal?
117)Reward centre is located in
a) Mesocortical pathway
c)Ventral tegmental area
118)True about Carbidopa
a) inhibits DOPA decarboxylase
b)prevents breakdown of dopamine in CNS
1) Learning theories
6)Sleep disorders(2 questions)
7) Neuro transmitters
8) Classification of antipsychotics