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  1. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    i wanted to ask if the DSM questions asked on the steps require the detailed reading of kaplan or the fa would do as the kapplan version is too detailed anyone who has taken the step or has info regarding this i'd appreciate if someone can answer as this dsm freaks me out
  2. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I am having a tough time cramming the milestones....can somebody out here help me especially if you have any easier way of learning it or any mnemonic for it.. Also, for Coining and Moxibustion: they are saying we should not consider it as abuse...then how should we approach a case of coining?
  3. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    What are people using to study for the Step 1 now that the exam is being changed for the DSM V? BRS Behavioral Science by Fadem is great but it was published Feb 2013 and doesn't include the DSM V Kaplan HY still hasn't updated its videos for the DSM V What other options are there?
  4. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Do you guys think new DSM V will affect behavioral questions on current step 1? Cause there are some drastic changes as well as new/merged diagnoses, and some of them got removed. I just dont know whether to pay some attention to that and may be even annotate my FA, or is it pointless completely.
  5. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Got this question in one of the nbme/uwsa.. A teenage boy feels rage when he remembers being abused by his foster father, he plays basketball to control this rage...what is the defence mechanisms here?
  6. USMLE News
    Transition of Test Content to DSM-5 Criteria and Terminology The*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition*(DSM-5) was released at the American Psychiatric Association's Annual Meeting in May 2013. USMLE test content will be impacted by changes in criteria and...
  7. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    can someone plz tell is FA & uworld enough for these two subjects?? plz rep..thanks in advance..God bless
  8. USMLE Step 1 Mnemonics
    Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Mnemonic
  9. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    :plz:Please ways for me and other Imgs to improve BS? its a weak spot particulary for us? Any recommendations?
  10. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    People have mentioned recently how much more behavioral science is on step 1 now... What's a HY source to use for behavioral? My exam is in 7 weeks thanks
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    can anyone help me in understanding these altruism/reaction formation/acting out/undoing/sublimation
  12. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    A doctor whose teenage son is a drug abuser. A Pt who is teenager also abuses drugs. Doc is upset & feels like slapping him. Defense mechanism ?? Countertransference or projection ?????
  13. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Newly wed wife comes along with her husband to the doctor, complaining that her husband wakes up at 5 in the morning everyday even when going late to the bed last night, always have too many plans to do, once he made, his wife walk for 11 hours at a tourist place and still had non stop plans...
  14. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    2 years - Cyclothymic disorder (milder form of bipolar), Dysthymia (milder form of depression) 6 months - Schizophrenia , Generalised Anxiety disorder 1-6 months - Schizophreniform disorder < 1 month - Brief Psychotic disorder (usually stress related) > 1 month - Post Traumatic...
  15. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I am starting my Behavioral sciences KLN, first time. Can anyone plz tell me, if I need to memorize Social life in US And how much time will it take to finish the book with videos? Thank YOU
  16. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    What is best book for behavioral science? I am poor in this subject, plz guide me about such a book which can fulfill my all deficiencies..also about the source where i can find it...m an IMG from Pakistan :)
  17. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello guys, I am solving Usmle World and got 75% in my first 24blocks (random timed) My aim is to score around 250 and I've my exam in first week of May. Unfortunately Pathophysio and Beh. Sciences r giving me a very hard time :scared: I'm getting 66% in Pathphy and 50% in B.S (18th...
  18. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    A 29-year-old woman with an 11-year history of bipolar disorder comes to the physician because she is concerned about memory loss over the past 2 weeks. She has had difficulty remembering appointments that she has made, and on one occasion, she got lost going to the health club where she has...
  19. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    A 42 yr old man who is an accountant comes to the physician because of an 8 month history of anxiety during company meetings since being promoted as an area manager. In his new position he is required to make weekly presentations to 5 other area managers of board of directors. He says he is...
  20. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    A Married 78 year old man is brought to the ER after ingesting ten 15-mg temazepam tablets. After he is stabilized medically, he undergoes psychiatric evaluation. Which of the following is most important in assessing his risk of suicide? A. Early morning awakening with decreased appetite. B...
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