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  1. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    New Changes In The DSM-V USMLE Success Academy provided me with this nice PDF but it's actually written by the authors of the DSM-5 people (The American Psychiatry Association). Gl
  2. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    What is the best treatment of post partum depression with suicidal ideation plus harm to baby? Anti depressants or hospitalization??
  3. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    My exam is in few days. I did online uworld in June and July. During last revision i did offline one. as DSM 4 has changed in DSM 5, can someone tell me from where these change i can get. secondly few student are saying a lot change has been made in uworld :scared: am really confused about this.
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    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...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    dsm 4 had stated adhd symptoms should occur before age of 7 ..but dsm 5 has raised the age to 12.. uworld is following a mixed criteria of both...pointing out age of d child as less than 7 in one of d qs n then using the new criteria in other.. what to stick with? dsm 5?
  6. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    which drug can be given 1-social phobia b.bloker or SSRI 2-in mtb it is written that when increase sleep is a problem we can give risperidone,but according to kaplan pharma risperidone causes more sleep than other atypical anti psychotics
  7. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    atypical depression..what is the first line of rx? SSRI or MAO inhibitors.
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    can anyone help me in understanding these altruism/reaction formation/acting out/undoing/sublimation
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    What are high yield topics for psychiatry?
  10. USMLE Step 3 Forum
    An 82-year-old male patient presents to your office for confusion. His wife reports that he was in his usual state of health until 3 days ago. At that time, he developed abdominal pain and felt feverish. He then began to have a dry, hacking cough. On examination his temperature is 100.3°F and...
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    I'm trying to find out the difference between loose associations and flight of ideas. I got a definition of both on an explanation in UWorld, but they seem the same to me. Can anyone differentiate them in a vignette? Thanks. Flight of ideas refers to loosely associated thoughts, which move...
  12. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hey, i gave my step1 lastyear n got 198(3digitscore), i was depressed and stopped preparation ,but i want to resume it now. i want psychiatry.any chances? please let me know.
  13. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hi guys just wanted input from the you people, how are the Kaplan Psych videos? Should i do them or the psych from step 1 is enough? Please reply any input will be greatly appreciated
  14. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    please guys, can anyone clarify me.......who's normal until which age..? autism normal till 3yrs --then develop symptoms(remember doing a ques. in uworld) childhood disintegrative disorder normal till 4yrs---then develop symptoms( given in mtb's) are they true ? clarify me specifically...
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    Can anyone help me out with this? I thought that grief was a normal process? When a loved one dies, a person is thought normal if they are sad for anywhere from 6 months to 1 year. Is bereavement the same thing (ie considered normal grief)? If bereavement and grief are different - what...
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    a 30 year old man is feeling tired all the time. he came with his spouse who says she dont see him sleeping on the bed. one day she saww him wandering and walking in the night. when awaked he was totally confused. he also gives history of nightmare. physical exam was totally normal. he was...
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    A 40 year female recently diagnosed with Cancer Breast; which of the following would you expect to see first? a) Anger b) Bargening c) Shock and denial d) Depression e) Any of above
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    For atypical depression, if both SSRI and MAOI is given in the option which one to choose as the most appropriate pharmacotherapy...?????
  19. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 40 years old women presents to emergency department after having cut arm on a knife. She says that she sleeps with the knife for protection from her neighbors who she thinks are conspiring to rob her. The patient also tells the physician that she cannot hold a job because everywhere she works...
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    A 22 years old female present to physician after collapsing in cafeteria following loud joking and laughter with her friends. She describes loss of muscle tone after she fell but does not loss consciousness. On further questioning, she reveals a 4 month history of day time sleepiness with...
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