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(Single Best Answer) Question 1: A 40 year old male is admitted with complaints of abdominal pain and headache. General physical examination revealed six scars on the abdomen from previous surgeries. He seems to maintain a sick role and seeks attention from the nurses. He demands multiple diagnostic tests including a liver biopsy. The treating team failed to diagnose any major illness in the patient. His mental status examination did not reveal any major psychopathology. One of the treating staff recognized him to have appeared in several other hospitals with abdominal pain and some other vague complaints. He is most likely suffering from ?
A) Schizophrenia
B) Malingering
C) Somatisation disorder
D) Factitious disorder
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(Single Best Answer) Question 2: A 30-year old male with history of alcohol abuse for 15 years is brought to the hospital emergency with complaints of fearfulness mis-recognition, talking to self, aggressive behaviour, tremulosness and seeing snakes and reptiles that are not visible to others around him. There is a history of drinking alcohol two days prior to the onset of the present complaints. He is most likely suffering from ?
A) Delirium tremens
B) Alcoholic hallucinosis
C) Schizophrenia
D) Seizure disorder
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(Single Best Answer) Question 3: An elderly woman suffering from schizophrenia is on antipsychotic medication. She developed purposeless involuntary facial and limb movements, constant chewing and puffing of cheeks. Which of the following drugs is least likely to be involved in this side effect ?
A) Haloperidol
B) Clozapine
C) Fluphenazine
D) Loxapine
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(Single Best Answer) Question 4: A 23 year old engineering student is brought by his family to the hospital with a history of gradual onset of suspiciousness, muttering and smiling without clear reason, decreased socialization, violent outbursts, and lack of interest in studies for 8 months. Mental status examination revealed a blunt affect, thought broadcast, a relatively preserved cognition, impaired judgment and insight. He is most likely to be suffering from ?
A) Delusional disorder
B) Depression
C) Schizophrenia
D) Anxiety disorder
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(Single Best Answer) Question 5: A 19 year old boy suffering from chronic schizophrenia is put on haloperidol in the dose of 20 mg /day. A week after the initiation of medication the patient shows be restlessness, fidgety, irritability and cannot sit still at one place. The most appropriate treatment strategy is ?
A) Increase in the dose of haloperidol
B) Addition of anticholinergic drug
C) Addition of betablocker
D) Adding another antipsychotic drug
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