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Paper B October 2019

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Anyone preparing for paper B to be held on October 2019?

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Hi, i am actually. Not sure if i have enough time tho! And i am using spmm. First attempt. What material you using??

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I'm preparing for this as well. Doing quite badly on the Critical Appraisal questions on SPMM.. how's everyone else finding revision?

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It's tough. 

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On 12/09/2019 at 07:52, psy19 said:

It's tough. 

Anything you're finding particularly difficult?

 

I'm also a bit worried about how high previous pass marks have been for Paper B. Does anyone know the pass mark for the paper in April 2019?

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Passing cut off for April 2019-nobody mentioned in the thread.will try to get the info

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Pass mark was 66% apparently.

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Thanks for the info

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Well, time to start revising for the next sitting in April now..

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40 minutes ago, GNJ said:

Well, time to start revising for the next sitting in April now..

No words. That was really tough

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I don't even think it would even have helped if I had brought all of my notes with me! 

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Was the time sufficient? Were you able to finish all the questions on time?

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1 hour ago, Kanigane said:

Was the time sufficient? Were you able to finish all the questions on time?

 

I found the time sufficient - I didn't feel like there were any wordy questions.

Were you alright for time?

 

I'm quite annoyed because there were some questions which I knew I should have revised more because they were my weak points so they were 'easy' answers. :( But I agree, that was not a nice paper.

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I made lots of silly mistakes, can count so many :unsure:, found the psych hard, no lengthy questions though 

66% is high for this exam

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GNJ, no, time was not sufficient for me, i lost track of time and left with 30 EMIS and 16 minutes. I didn’t even read  those EMI questions properly due to lack of time.those last 30 EMI were disaster. But i did well on 102 mcqs. I don’t even know if I will pass anymore. Feeling depressed. All that time, effort, money i put on this exam gone in the drain. Feeling very sad and depressed.

I will keep my fingers crossed till nov 9th, if i pass i will be most happy, if not I will gather myself and start preparing for April. May be if I would have managed time little carefully, things would have been different. Now its over. Nothing can be done.

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18 minutes ago, Kanigane said:

GNJ, no, time was not sufficient for me, i lost track of time and left with 30 EMIS and 16 minutes. I didn’t even read  those EMI questions properly due to lack of time.those last 30 EMI were disaster. But i did well on 102 mcqs. I don’t even know if I will pass anymore. Feeling depressed. All that time, effort, money i put on this exam gone in the drain. Feeling very sad and depressed.

I will keep my fingers crossed till nov 9th, if i pass i will be most happy, if not I will gather myself and start preparing for April. May be if I would have managed time little carefully, things would have been different. Now its over. Nothing can be done.

 

I'm sorry to hear that. I have spoken to a few people now who didn't manage to finish because of time so you are definitely not alone. It sounds like we all found the paper hard.

 

I agree, nothing can be done. I've sort of accepted I may have to resit in April and just to let things rest now. 

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I’m thinking it’s better to have tried and learn from the experience, a lot of us are feeling tired and down right now, see what happens and today rest ...

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The lesson i learnt today was not to change the answers with a second guess..mostly  turns out to be wrong..i changed atleast 3 answers in the last which were apparently right..hoping for d best..all d best for u guys too!

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Pls start posting questions.

i can remember these:

Paper B Oct 2019

OCD ratio male female

Theory behind attention of ADHD

Something choose between risperidone and olanzapine- aggressive elderly

Pt is smashing windows - haloperidol 0.5bd or lorazepam 2mg stat

Stat tests which u will do

Easy ones on endo- hypoT

ECG - easy findings

Ring enhancing CMV

Primary secondary intervention 

Parkinson Alzheimer’s picks differences

Gait in UMN

Alcoholic has stopped now wants to remain off- naltrexone

Fentanyl opposite- buprenorphine

Withdrawal cocaine dysmorphic mood

Tachy hyper something - opiate intox

Child is clingy - what substance were they exposed to -nicotine was not an option so I chose heroine 

Man outside lady’s window.. Voyerism/ exhibitionism

Risk of violence in prison (substance misuse)

Anxiety grows into schizoid

Methcathione which group?

 

 

I felt old age and liaison was more

 

 

 

Stat 

qualy

ROC

Meta analysis 

Things like that no calculation at all

 

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Thank you all guys for the kind words, iam kind of coming to terms with what happened and leave it alone till results. If i have to resit in April so be it, iam feeling tired. I will take rest now. And I wish u all guys all the very best and good luck with results.

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did SPMM help with the exam? the notes?

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Repeat questions are few I would say

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were spmm notes needed ?

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Paper was hard and time wasn't enough to recheck the answers 

Hopefully the graph wud go down

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5 hours ago, fuzz123 said:

were spmm notes needed ?

Ofcourse it's needed

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