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Which of the following medications has the highest risk for QT prolongation?
A 24-year-old female with a past medical history of major depressive disorder with her last major depressive episode 6 months ago is brought to the emergency room by her boyfriend because of unusual behavior. For the past 4 weeks, the patient has had bizarre delusions, auditory hallucinations, and disorganized speech. She believes that her boyfriend is having a sexual relationship with a character from one of the early morning soap operas on television. Outside of her psychiatric symptoms, her neurologic examination is normal. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
Which of the following medications has a relatively low risk of sexual dysfunction?
A 15-year-old boy with a past medical history of ADHD presents with odd behaviors including shrugging his shoulders and blinking frequently. His mother also states that he used to have some similar movements when he was younger, but they seem to have worsened since starting a new medication for his ADHD. Which of the following medications is most likely responsible for his symptoms?
A 27-year-old woman comes to the clinic for a routine checkup. She appears shy and does not make much eye contact. She mentions that she doesn’t have many friends because feels like she doesn’t deserve them and is fearful of rejection. She has had some depressive episodes in the past, but “does not want to bother anyone” about it. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A 9-year-old boy presents with his mother for 18 months of multiple complaints. He reports having continuous thoughts of needing to wash his hands and building anxiety until he can perform the action. He spends more than an hour in total every day washing his hands. He also has stereotyped movements on exam with head turning and shoulder shrug, and will sometimes shout random words. Lab and imaging workup is negative. Which of the following medications, paired with cognitive behavioral therapy, is most indicated?
A 21-year-old man is brought into the clinic by his roommate due to bizarre behavior. For the last 10 months, the patient has been intermittently skipping classes and trying to soundproof his dorm room because he believes the government is watching him. His roommate says that on two separate occasions he caught the patient talking to himself under the bed covers. The neurological exam is normal but the patient refuses to make eye contact and his speech is pressured and tangential. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A 32-year-old man with a past medical history significant for major depressive disorder is brought to the emergency department after he was found by his roommate attempting suicide by hanging. His roommate states that he has been noncompliant with his medications and had been going through a depressive episode before his suicide attempt. After 6 weeks of trying several different antidepressants while on the inpatient psychiatric service, his major depression symptoms have not improved. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in treatment?
A 23-year-old female with a past medical history of depression presents with right arm paralysis that started after she found out her boyfriend died from a motor vehicle accident. Her physical exam shows no effort during muscle strength testing and positive withdrawal when a noxious stimulus is applied. The rest of the neurological examination, including reflexes, was normal. MRI of the brain and cervical spine were unremarkable. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
Which of the following neurological diseases has a higher incidence in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?
Which of the following can increase the risk of seizures while taking bupropion?
Which one of the following pairs regarding antipsychotic drugs and their adverse effects is incorrect?
A 17-year-old female with a past medical history of anxiety, depression, and irritable bowel syndrome presents to the emergency room after a transient clinical episode. Her mother states that they were eating dinner when her daughter dropped to the floor and began having generalized shaking movements of her arms and her legs. She was unresponsive during the event and her eyes were closed. The event lasted approximately 30 seconds and there was no post-ictal confusion. In the emergency room, the patient has another event, where pelvic thrusting and asynchronous movements were appreciated for 2 minutes before resolution. The patient stated that she remembered having no control of her body during the event in question. Based on the most likely diagnosis, which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?
A 22-year-old woman with a previously diagnosed history of prior suicide attempts, EEG-confirmed epilepsy, and non-epileptic seizures comes to your clinic to establish herself as a new patient under your care. Upon entering the room she immediately tells you about her horrible relationship with her last epileptologist and how abandoned she felt when he decided to retire. While gathering her social history, she endorses a history of excessive spending on new cars, reckless driving, and alcohol-driven physical altercations. Which of the following personality disorders is most consistent with this clinical presentation?
Which of the following is the mechanism of action of clonidine?
Huntington’s disease is most commonly associated with which of the following?
A 48-year-old man with a 20-year history of HIV stable on HAART therapy presents to your clinic accompanied by his partner who states that the patient has had mounting difficulties over the last 3 years. Most recently he has been unable to effectively manage finances, cook for himself, or arrange appointments. What is the best diagnosis at this time?
The usage of bupropion increases the risk of which of the following?
A 12-year-old male is brought to the clinic accompanied by his father who states that for the past 4 months he has been randomly flailing his arm during class and calling out in the middle of the teacher’s lectures. He has been sent to the principal’s office twice in the past month for his disruptions. His father states that this is very out of character for him. In the clinic, the patient has intermittent movements of his right arm, where he raises his arm above his head and then slaps it down on his leg. Additionally, during the exam, he blurts out words that do not make contextual sense in the conversation. Two months later, the patient follows up with his father who states that all of the abnormal movements and vocalizations have resolved. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A 32-year-old man with a past medical history of major depressive disorder is brought to the emergency department by his roommate who states that a few days ago the patient stopped taking his medications. Vital signs were within normal limits. On examination, the patient was non-verbal except for occasionally repeating words spoken by the examiner. He would not follow commands. When his arms were positioned off the bed they remained there for several minutes. CT head and CTA of the head and neck were normal. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in treatment?