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We have 969 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 324 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Psychiatrist Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Psychiatrist subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Psychiatry Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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Psychiatry Exam Overview
How many hours is the Psychiatry Exam?
The Psychiatry Exam is 9.5 hours.
How many questions is the Psychiatry Exam?
The Psychiatry Exam is 425 questions.
What topics are covered on the Psychiatry Exam?
Topics include: Developmental processes and development through the life cycle: 2-4%, Neurodevelopmental disorders: 3-5%, Substance-related and addictive disorders: 7-11, Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders: 8-12%, Depressive disorders: 8-12%, Bipolar and related disorders: 4-6%, Anxiety disorders: 7-9%, Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders: 2-4%, Trauma-and stressor-related disorders: 4-6%, Dissociative disorders: 1-2%, Somatic symptom and related disorders: 2-4%, Eating disorders: 2-4%, Elimination disorders: 1-2%, Sleep-wake disorders: 3-5%, Sexual dysfunctions: 1-3%, Gender dysphoria: 1-2%, Disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders: 1-3%,, Personality disorders: 5-7%, Paraphilic disorders: 1-2%, Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention: 1-3%, Neurocognitive disorders: 6-8%, Neurologic disorders: 4-6%, and Dimension 2 topics without a corresponding Dimension 1 topic4-6%
Psychiatry Exam MCQs (969)
Our question bank for the Psychiatry Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Cardiovascular - 23 questions
- Connective Tissue - 1 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 25 questions
- Eyes - 6 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 22 questions
- Genetics - 7 questions
- Genitourinary - 7 questions
- Growth and Development - 41 questions
- Gynecologic - 7 questions
- Hematologic - 7 questions
- Infectious - 9 questions
- Integument - 16 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 24 questions
- Nervous - 246 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 16 questions
- Oncologic - 8 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1004 questions
- Pulmonary - 8 questions
- Renal - 7 questions
- Surgery - 10 questions
- Toxicology - 117 questions
- Trauma - 10 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 18 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 9 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 31 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 3 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 189 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 7 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 123 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 466 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 467 questions
- Caring (Hope and Support) - 9 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 17 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 19 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 12 questions
- Causes - 367 questions
- Classification - 104 questions
- Differential - 444 questions
- Epidemiology - 58 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 61 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 62 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 31 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 1 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 20 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 25 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 34 questions
- History Physical - 980 questions
- Legal - 18 questions
- Pathophysiology - 367 questions
- Patient Education - 52 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 445 questions
- Toxicology - 112 questions
- Treatment Medical - 507 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 9 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 50 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 6 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 28 questions
- Clinical Education - 9 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 149 questions
- Biostatics and Calculations - 1 questions
- Drug Information - 151 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 74 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 18 questions
Psychiatry Exam Articles (324)
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Illness anxiety disorder (previously called hypochondriasis, a term which has been revised in the DSM-5 due to its disparaging connotation) is a ps ...
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Drug-drug interactions (DDI) are a frequently encountered phenomenon in palliative care (PC) setting; to best optimize management, clinicians shoul ...
Drug and alcohol abuse is a common societal problem worldwide. Drugs abuse r ...
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a syndrome which includes a group of iatrogenic movement disorders caused due to a blockade of dopamine receptors. The m ...
Delirium, also known as the acute confusional state, is a clinical syndrome that usually develops in the elderly. It is characterized by an alterat ...
Asperger syndrome (AS) was first described by Hans Asperger in 1944, as the behavioral characterization of individuals who have difficulties in com ...
Although not a new class of antibiotics, aminoglycosides have continued to prove their clinical value in fighting infections. Aminoglycosides ...
The introduction of second-generation antipsychotics has dramatically improved the ability of healthcare professionals to manage and treat schizoph ...
One of the single most difficult challenges for any prescriber is to distinguish between the legitimate prescription of controlled substances versu ...
Obesity is the excessive or abnormal accumulation of fat or adipose tissue in the body that impairs health via its association to the risk of devel ...
The habitual use of tobacco and tobacco products continues to be a significant contributor to health problems worldwide. The increasing afford ...
Literary allusions referencing the phenomenology of sleep are evident throughout history, as evident in Virgil's (70 B.C. - 19 B. C.)
Barry I Liskow MD Professor Vice Chairman, Dept of Psych & Behav Sci Univ of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City KS
Brian A Farah MD Chief of Psychiatry University of North Carolina DFAPA High Point NC
Scott M Klenzak MD Assistant Professor of Clin Psychiatry Program Director Psychiatry Residency Campbell University ABPN Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fayetteville NC
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