(Single Best Answer) Question 21: 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 Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 22: A 25 year old university student had a fight with the neighboring boy. On the next day while out, he started feeling that two men in police uniform were observing his movements. When he reached home in the evening he was frightened. He expressed that police was after him and would arrest him. His symptoms represent ?
A) Delusion of persecution B) Ideas of reference C) Passivity D) Thought insertion Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) Persecutory delusion B) Voices commention on actions C) Delusion of guilt D) Incoherence Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 26: A middle aged man presented with pain in back, lack of interest in recreational activities, low mood, lethargy, decreased sleep and appetite for two months. There was no history suggestive of delusions or hallucinations. He did not suffer from any chronic medical illness. There was no family history of psychiatric illness. Routine investigations including hemogram, renal function tests, liver function tests, electrocardiogram did not reveal any abnormality. The patient should be treated with ?
A) Haloperidol B) Sertraline C) Alprazolam D) Olanzepine Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 27: An elderly housewife lost her husband who died suddenly of Myocardial infarction couple of years ago. They had been staying alone for almost a decade with infrequent visits from her son and grand children. About a week after the death she heard his voice clearly talking to her as he would in a routine manner form the next room. She went to check but saw nothing. Subsequently she often heard his voice conversing with her and she would also discuss her daily matters with him. This however provoked anxiety and sadness of mood where she was preoccupied with his thoughts. She should be treated with ?
A) Clomipramine B) Alprazolam C) Electroconvulsive therapy D) Haloperidol Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
A) Alcohol withdrawal B) Cocaine withdrawal C) Cannabis withdrawal D) Opioid withdrawal Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 29: A 50 year old male feels uncomfortable in using lift, being in crowded places and travelling. The most appropriate line of treatment is ?
A) Counselling B) Relaxation therapy C) Exposure D) Covert sensitization Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):
(Single Best Answer) Question 30: A 9 year old child disturbs other people, is destructive, interferes when two people are talking, does not follow instructions and cannot wait for his turn while playing a game. He is likely to be suffering from ?
A) Emotional disorders B) Behavioural problems C) No disorder D) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Answer (Select an option above to get the answer):