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ISQs in CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCH

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CHILD AND ADOLESCENT

1. The prevalence of specific reading disorder in England is 20%

2. The prevalence of specific reading disorder in Japan is 1%

3. Severe specific reading disorder is associated with impaired non-verbal task performance in an IQ test

4. In a child of 18 months, playing happily with a stranger is a sign of insecure attachment

5. In a child of 18 months, a puzzled expression when the mother enters the room is a sign of insecure attachment

6. Unsocialised conduct disorder children have low self esteem

7. Juvenile delinquency in girls is more predictive of future mental health problems than in boys

8. Body rocking is seen in 40% of normal children at 18 months

9. In large families, the oldest child is most likely to show school refusal

10. In a 14 year old boy with school refusal, depression is a likely diagnosis if there is no history of missing school

11. In a 14 year old boy caught shoplifting, depression is a likely diagnosis

12. Encopresis is associated with a passive personality

13. A boy of 13 is likely to try glue sniffing in the next 6 months

14. A child with ADHD is likely to experience peer rejection

15. A child is non-socialized conduct disorder is likely to experience peer rejection

16. Non accidental injury to the child is very rare if the mother has obsessive compulsive disorder

17. If child sexual abuse is suspected it is necessary to have a disclosure interview with anatomically correct dolls

18. Self-induced vomiting and deliberate self harm are associated in adolescent girls

19. Truancy is often a group activity

20. Specific reading disorders are present in 1%of school children in Japan

21. Reading difficulties are present in 20%of British school children

22. A typical British 12 year old boy is expected to sniff glue within the next 6 months

23. Maternal deprivation in early childhood predisposes to alcoholism

24. ADHD children have good peer group approval in school

25. School refusal is more in the eldest child in the family

26. Truancy often is a group activity

27. Conduct disorder children have no deficit in executive functions if there is no ADHD

28. Dyslexic children have decreased temporal lobe activity during attempts to read

29. Encopretic children are more difficult to treat if there is associated Nocturnal enuresis

30. A child comfortably playing with a stranger in the absence of mother is indicative of insecure attachment behaviour in the Ainsworth strange situation test

31. A dazed look on the child's face when the mother returns is consistent with insecure attachment in the Ainsworths strange situation test

32. Conduct disordered boys usually get approval from their non deviant peers

33. After adolescence, girls get more depressive symptoms than boys

34. Postnatal depression reduces bonding

35. Infant has specific attachment for face like features

36. Reading difficulty more prevalent in UK than china

37. School refusal is associated with reading difficulties

38. For children with both fecal and urinary soiling urinary problem needs to be treated first

39. Increased frequency of shoplifting among girls

40. Increased risk of non accidental injuries in SCUB

41. In a child of 18 months, playing happily with a stranger is a sign of insecure attachment

42. In a child of 18 months, a puzzled expression when the mother enters the room is a sign of insecure attachment

43. Amphetamine is used in young with ADHD

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1. The prevalence of specific reading disorder in England is 20%

FALSE

3-10% (Pg 193, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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3. Severe specific reading disorder is associated with impaired non-verbal task performance in an IQ test

TRUE

Due to 'neurodevelopmental & neuropsychological impairments such as left-right confusion, poor coordination, poor constructional abilities, motor impersistence'.

(Pg 193, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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2. The prevalence of specific reading disorder in Japan is 1%

FALSE

Similar SRD rates of 3-10% for UK, USA, Japan & China

(Pg 193,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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4. In a child of 18 months, playing happily with a stranger is a sign of insecure attachment

TRUE

(Pg 203,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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5. In a child of 18 months, a puzzled expression when the mother enters the room is a sign of insecure attachment

TRUE

(Pg 203,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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6. Unsocialised conduct disorder children have low self esteem

TRUE

(Page 670,Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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7. Juvenile delinquency in girls is more predictive of future mental health problems than in boys

FALSE

(Pg 68-9,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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9. In large families, the oldest child is most likely to show school refusal

FALSE

(Pg 76,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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10. In a 14 year old boy with school refusal, depression is a likely diagnosis if there is no history of missing school

TRUE

(Pg 76,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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11. In a 14 year old boy caught shoplifting, depression is a likely diagnosis

TRUE

(Pg 1208, Synopsis of Psychiatry, Kaplan & Sadock, 8th Ed)

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12. Encopresis is associated with a passive personality

FALSE

Retentive type associated with anger, aggression or hostility

(Page 671,Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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13. A boy of 13 is likely to try glue sniffing in the next 6 months

TRUE

Occurs mostly in boys aged 13-15 years

(Page 694, Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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14. A child with ADHD is likely to experience peer rejection

TRUE

(Pg 52, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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15. A child is non-socialized conduct disorder is likely to experience peer rejection

TRUE

(Pg 61, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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16. Non accidental injury to the child is very rare if the mother has obsessive compulsive disorder

TRUE

Associated with depression, personality disorder, alcohol abuse

(Pg 162, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

(Page 661, Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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17. If child sexual abuse is suspected it is necessary to have a disclosure interview with anatomically correct dolls

TRUE

(Page 662, Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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18. Self-induced vomiting and deliberate self harm are associated in adolescent girls

FALSE

Associated with eating disorders

(Page 521, Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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19. Truancy is often a group activity

TRUE

(Pg 76, Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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21. Reading difficulties are present in 20%of British school children

FALSE

10% (Pg 191,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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22. A typical British 12 year old boy is expected to sniff glue within the next 6 months

FALSE

Occurs mostly in boys aged 13-15 years

(Page 694, Companion to Psych Studies, Johnstone et al, 6th Ed)

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23. Maternal deprivation in early childhood predisposes to alcoholism

FALSE

(Pg 27, Revision Notes in Psych, Puri & Hall)

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25. School refusal is more in the eldest child in the family

FALSE

(Pg 76,Child Psychiatry, Goodman & Scott)

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27. Conduct disorder children have no deficit in executive functions if there is no ADHD

TRUE

(Pg 1194 & 1205-6, Synopsis of Psychiatry, Kaplan & Sadock, 8th Ed)

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