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Mujahid_Ali_Syed

Spring 2007 with answers

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Hi everyone,

Very relaxed now as the theory is over and i guess its the same with u guys.

I am posting a few answers here and thanks to other members who actually have posted these questions,made only few corrections.[highlight]Please contribute here only questions with answers and correct as necessary[/highlight].

Cheers

Jaguar

1.Risperidone causes gynaecomastia  

T

2. long term use of lithium may cause memory problems

T

3. clozapine causes hyperprolactinemia.

F

4. Chlorpromazine levels are increased by tricyclic anti depressants

T

5. Tricyclic anti cause heart block.

T

6. Antipsychotic cause hyperprolactinemia by acting on D2 receptors in posterior pitutary gland.

F

7. Memantine is a NMDA receptors antagonist

T

8. Half life of donepezil is 70 hours

T

9. procyclidine has half life of 8 hours.

T

Procyclidine has a half life of 8-16 hours( Emegency Med Journal 2001; 18: 412)

10. excretion of lithium is reduced by ibuprofen

T

11. ameloride decreases secretion of lithium

T(It is a relatively safe but does decrease secretion)

12. benzodiazepines increase fast wave activity in EEG

T

13. In patients on ECT treatment, seizure thershold and duration increases?

F

14.Adding on Fluoxetine to lithium may cause serotonin syndrome.

T

15. On starting of SSRI's there may be worsening of symptoms in early stages.

T

16.Carbamazepine is involved in increasing OCP levels.

F

17. AripiprazoLe acts as antagonist on 5HT2 receptors

T Partial agonist at d2 and 5ht1, antagonist at 5ht2

Procyclidine has a half life of 8-16 hours( Emegency Med Journal 2001; 18: 412)thanks drngk

18. Galantamine acts as antagonist on specific nicotinic receptors.

F

19. Antimuscarinic drugs should be used with caution in patients  with Asthma  and COPD

T

20. Agonist action on 5HT3 --- antidepressant effect.

Not sure whats the right framing of the question

will post more answers as and when i log in,all the best.

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aripiprazole is 5ht2

anatagonist .Its a partial agonist D-2 and agonist at 5 ht1

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aripiprazole is 5ht2

anatagonist .Its a partial agonist D-2 and agonist at 5 ht1

It is also an antagonist at 5HT-2A

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procyclidine hs half life of 12 hours

Procyclidine has a half life of 8-16 hours( Emegency Med Journal 2001; 18: 412)

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17. AripiprazoLe acts as antagonist on 5HT2 receptors

Partial agonist at d2 and 5ht1, antagonist at 5ht2

so answer is true,i made the correction as well.

Procyclidine has a half life of 8-16 hours( Emegency Med Journal 2001; 18: 412)thanks drngk

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1.dominant temporal atrophy and hypoperfusion of the temporal and parietal lobes on the MRI are both consistent with the diagnosis of Alzhiemers disease.

F

2.In Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with erectile dysfunction.

F

3.Raised systolic blood pressure in middle age is a risk factor for Alzhiemers dementia.

F

4.according to cognitive psychoanalysts the schemas are easy to access to adapt to external situations ??

T

5. About 30% of cyclothymia will eventually lead to the diagnosis of bipolar affective disorder.

T?

6.according to the ICD10 the schizotypal disorders are classified in schizophrenia disorders.

T

8.according to the ICD10 the Schizoaffective disorders are classified in the mooddisorders.

T

9.in ICD10 there is a clear diffrentiation of psychosis and neurosis.

F

10.DSM IV is hiererchial classification.

T

11.Amenorrhheoa can be a feature of depression.

T

13.in adults as the age increases depression occurs more in female compared to male.

F

14.in general population the dysmorphophobia is equally diagnosed in both males and females.

T

15.separation vs individuation is seen in Ericksons stages of development.

F

16.tricyclic antidepressants increases the chlorpromazine levels.

T?

17.Gallantamine acts on the specific Nicotinic receptors.

F

18.donepezil has a half life of 70 hours.

T

19.the type b personality is characterised by relative lack of hostility

T?

20.the type C personality is characterised by suppression of conflict

F

20.bulimia nervosa the ratio is 5 : 1 for females to males.

T

21.separation in the neonatal period leads to attachment and emotional difficulties later.

F

24.the antipsychotics causes hyperprolactinoma by inhibiting dopamine receptors in posterior pituitary gland.

F

25.Memory impairment occurs late in the huntingtons disease.

F

27.in bipolara affective disorder the mania usually lasts for approximately 4 months.

F

28.gustatory hallucinations occurs in bipolar affective disoders.

F?

29.the age of occurence in bipolar affective disorders is early compared to the unipolar depression.

T

30.there is a likelihood of serotonin syndrome if lithium is given with SSRIs.

T

31.lithium given with ibuprofen increases lithium levels.

T

33.personality has pathoplastic influence on ?devolopment of mental illness

T?

34.systematic desensitisation used for the treatment of phobia involves reciprocal inhibition.

T

35.dementia is more likely with dominant lobe involvement than the nondominant lesions.

F

36.affective dysprosadia is also called loss of feeling.

F

37.left right disorientation is a component of Gertmans syndrome.

T

38.Perfomance scale in WAIS involves picture assembly, arithematic and picture arrangement.

F

39.dementia due to prion disease is reversible.

F

40.for a functional hallucination to happen there should be a stimulus to give rise to hallucination in the same modality

T

Correction are very much welcomed to make corrections to answers(if needed to questions as well)

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average duration for treated or untreated mania is 6months[shorter oxford text book......under course of mood disorder]

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Gustatory hallucinations occur in depression,schizophrenia and in temporal lobe epilepsy .So it is true for Bipolar affective disorder (SIMS)

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Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with sexual dysfunction-true (Kaplan )

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one question i wanted to correct donot get me wrong

1. they asked Arpiprazole acts as 5HT(1A) Antagonist.???????????

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about 90% of cases of bulimia nervosa are females, the question says it occurs in ratio of 5:1, therefore if you have 6 people with b.n. 5 will be women and 1 male, so 5/6 * 100 gives roughly 83%....so the ratio of 5:1 might be right

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Bulimia Nervosa femae to male ratio 50:1 now increasing in male --from psychiatry at a Glance

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about 5 % patients with bulimia nervosa are male ......... does it coorelate to 1:5, i guess i am not very good at maths

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Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with sexual dysfunction-true (Kaplan )

The question was actually Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with erectile dysfunction

the answer is F as it is asociated with loss of libido Not erectile dysfunction !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with sexual dysfunction(it causes impotence in males)-true (Kaplan )

The question is erectile dysfuntion-True

Page 376 (oxford hand book of psychiatry)

The question was actually   Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with erectile dysfunction

the answer is  F as it is asociated  with  loss of libido Not erectile dysfunction !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with sexual dysfunction(it causes impotence in males)-true (Kaplan )

The question is erectile dysfuntion-True

Page 376 (oxford hand book of psychiatry)

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Anorexia nervosa in males is associated with sexual dysfunction(it causes impotence in males)-true (Kaplan )

The question is erectile dysfuntion-True

Page 376 (oxford hand book of psychiatry)

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25.Memory impairment occurs late in the huntingtons disease.

[highlight]TRUE[/highlight]

[highlight]Memory frequently is not impaired until late [/highlight]in the disease, but attention, judgment, and executive functions may be seriously deficient at an early stage.

http://66.102.9.104/search?q=cache:dflwfKoyoC0J:www.emedicine.com/med/topic3111.htm+huntington%27s+dementia&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=uk

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