Behave Mood Personality Dissoc Disorder

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Behave Mood Personality Dissoc Disorder

Mental illnesses are not properly understood by a lot of people in the world today and this may be reduce by giving people sufficient information on the different disorders and how to care for the patients. See how much you know about mood personality dissoc disorder, treatment, diagnosis and care by taking the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 65-year-old woman, who was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer 3 months ago, has lost 18 pounds, wakes frequently during the night, and has very little energy. Over the past month she has been preoccupied with feelings of guilt about "people I have hurt in my life" and expresses concern that she will die in pain. The sign or symptom most likely to indicate that this patient is experiencing a major depressive episode rather than a normal reaction to life-limiting illness is
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Decreased energy

    • C. 

      Difficulty sleeping

    • D. 

      Preoccupation with feelings of guilt

    • E. 

      Concern about dying in pain

  • 2. 
    Questions 2–4 A 22-year-old male college student is taken to the emergency department by police because he tried to enter a state office building to "have a conference with the governor" about conducting a fund drive to "finance my cure for cancer." When police prevent him from entering the building, he becomes irritable and hostile and resists attempts to restrain him. The most effective long-term treatment for this patient is   
    • A. 

      A heterocyclic antidepressant

    • B. 

      Lithium

    • C. 

      Electroconvulsive therapy

    • D. 

      Psychotherapy

    • E. 

      A monoamine oxidase inhibitor

  • 3. 
    Questions 2–4 A 22-year-old male college student is taken to the emergency department by police because he tried to enter a state office building to "have a conference with the governor" about conducting a fund drive to "finance my cure for cancer." When police prevent him from entering the building, he becomes irritable and hostile and resists attempts to restrain him. This college student has two brothers. The first is his monozygotic twin; the second is two years younger. The risks that his first and second brothers will develop bipolar disorder are respectively about
    • A. 

      75% and 60%

    • B. 

      75% and 20%

    • C. 

      60% and 12%

    • D. 

      50% and 12%

    • E. 

      12% and 1%

  • 4. 
    Questions 2–4 A 22-year-old male college student is taken to the emergency department by police because he tried to enter a state office building to "have a conference with the governor" about conducting a fund drive to "finance my cure for cancer." When police prevent him from entering the building, he becomes irritable and hostile and resists attempts to restrain him. The most appropriate diagnosis for this patient is
    • A. 

      Dysthymic disorder

    • B. 

      Major depressive disorder

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Hypochondriasis

    • E. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

  • 5. 
    Questions 5 and 6 For the past few months, a 28-year-old woman has seemed full of energy and optimism for no obvious reason. Although she gets only about 6 hours of sleep a night, she has been very productive at work. She is talkative and gregarious and relates that she belongs to four clubs and two different sports teams. A few years previously, friends say she was often pessimistic and seemed tired and "washed out." During that period, she continued to work but did not seek out social activities and had little interest in sex. There is no evidence of a thought disorder and the patient denies suicidality or hopelessness. Physical examination including body weight is normal.   This patient shows evidence of
    • A. 

      Dysthymic disorder

    • B. 

      Major depressive disorder

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Hypochondriasis

    • E. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

  • 6. 
    Questions 5 and 6 For the past few months, a 28-year-old woman has seemed full of energy and optimism for no obvious reason. Although she gets only about 6 hours of sleep a night, she has been very productive at work. She is talkative and gregarious and relates that she belongs to four clubs and two different sports teams. A few years previously, friends say she was often pessimistic and seemed tired and "washed out." During that period, she continued to work but did not seek out social activities and had little interest in sex. There is no evidence of a thought disorder and the patient denies suicidality or hopelessness. Physical examination including body weight is normal. The most effective long-term treatment for this patient is    This patient shows evidence of
    • A. 

      A heterocyclic antidepressant

    • B. 

      Lithium

    • C. 

      Electroconvulsive therapy

    • D. 

      Psychotherapy

    • E. 

      A monoamine oxidase inhibitor

  • 7. 
    Questions 7 and 8 A 62-year-old woman whose husband died 6 months ago tells her physician that she believes killing herself would end her suffering. Physical examination is unremarkable.   Of the following signs and symptoms, which is most likely to be seen in this patient?
    • A. 

      Weight gain

    • B. 

      Flight of ideas

    • C. 

      Auditory hallucinations

    • D. 

      Feeling better in the morning than in the evening

    • E. 

      Poor grooming

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Increased dopamine

    • B. 

      Decreased histamine

    • C. 

      Increased acetylcholine

    • D. 

      Decreased acetylcholine

    • E. 

      Decreased serotonin

  • 9. 
    A 25-year-old male patient who is slow moving and has a flat affect is put on fluoxetine (Prozac). Within 2 weeks, the patient is showing greatly increased activity level, flight of ideas, and pressured speech. In this patient, the medication has
    • A. 

      Precipitated a manic episode

    • B. 

      Had a toxic effect

    • C. 

      Had a delayed effect

    • D. 

      Increased anxiety

    • E. 

      Increased depression

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Dysthymic disorder

    • B. 

      Major depressive disorder

    • C. 

      Masked depression

    • D. 

      Hypochondriasis

    • E. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

    • F. 

      Malingering

    • G. 

      Bipolar disorder

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Dysthymic disorder

    • B. 

      Major depressive disorder

    • C. 

      Masked depression

    • D. 

      Hypochondriasis

    • E. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

    • F. 

      Malingering

    • G. 

      Bipolar disorder

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Alcoholism

    • B. 

      Male sex

    • C. 

      Marital separation

    • D. 

      Religion

    • E. 

      Age

  • 13. 
    A 65-year-old Catholic male patient has been abusing alcohol for the past 15 years. His history reveals that his wife recently asked him for a separation.   This man is at the lowest risk for suicide if he works as a
    • A. 

      Messenger

    • B. 

      Policeman

    • C. 

      Physician

    • D. 

      Lawyer

    • E. 

      Dentist

  • 14. 
    A 65-year-old Catholic male patient has been abusing alcohol for the past 15 years. His history reveals that his wife recently asked him for a separation.  If this patient tries to commit suicide, the method most likely to fail is
    • A. 

      Shooting himself with a gun

    • B. 

      Crashing his car

    • C. 

      Slashing his wrists

    • D. 

      Jumping from a high place

    • E. 

      Hanging himself

  • 15. 
    The percentage of depressed patients who seek treatment for their symptoms is about
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      55%

    • E. 

      75%

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      That she is female

    • B. 

      The method of the suicide attempt

    • C. 

      That she has major depressive disorder

    • D. 

      That she tried to commit suicide once

    • E. 

      Her need to be perfect

  • 17. 
    A 43-year-old woman says that when she is under stress, she often feels as if she is "outside of herself" and is watching her life as though it were a play. She knows that this perception is only a feeling and that she is really living her life. This woman is showing evidence of
    • A. 

      Dissociative amnesia

    • B. 

      Dissociative fugue

    • C. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • D. 

      Depersonalization disorder

    • E. 

      Schizophrenia

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 18. 
    A 38-year-old man asks his doctor to refer him to a physician who attended a top-rated medical school. He says that he knows the doctor will not be offended because she will understand that he is "better" than her other patients. Which of the following disorders best fits this picture?  
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 19. 
    A 20-year-old female college student tells the doctor that because she was afraid to be alone, she tried to commit suicide after a man with whom she had had two dates did not call her again. After the interview, she tells him that all of the other doctors she has seen were terrible and that he is the only doctor who has ever understood her problems. Which of the following disorders best fits this picture?
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 20. 
    Whenever a 28-year-old woman comes to the doctor's office, she brings gifts for the receptionist and the nurses. When she hears that one of the nurses has taken another job, she begins to sob loudly. When the doctor sees her, she reports that she is so hot that she must have "a fever of at least 106°." Which of the following disorders best fits this picture?
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 21. 
    Two weeks after a 50-year-old, overweight, hypertensive woman agreed to start an exercise program, she gained 4 pounds. She reports that she has not exercised yet because "the gym was so crowded that I couldn't get in." Which of the following disorders best fits this picture?
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 22. 
    The parents of a 26-year-old woman say that they are concerned about her because she has no friends and spends most of her time hiking in the woods and working on her computer. The doctor examines her and finds that she is content with her solitary life and has no evidence of a formal thought disorder. Which of the following disorders best fits this picture?
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 23. 
    A 22-year-old medical student is unable to stop studying until she has memorized the entire set of notes for each of her courses. Making comprehensive lists of all the subjects she must study also takes up her study time. Because of this, she is constantly behind in her work and in danger of failing her courses. The personality disorder that best fits this clinical picture is?
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

  • 24. 
    A 40-year-old patient with bruises on his arms, neck, and back tells the doctor that his lover often berates him and physically abuses him. He begs the doctor not to interfere because he is afraid that the man will desert him and that he will be alone. The personality disorder which best fits this clinical picture is
    • A. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • B. 

      Histrionic personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant personality disorder

    • E. 

      Antisocial personality disorder

    • F. 

      Dependent personality disorder

    • G. 

      Dissociative identity disorder

    • H. 

      Adjustment disorder

    • I. 

      Paranoid personality disorder

    • J. 

      Passive-aggressive personality disorder

    • K. 

      Narcissistic personality disorder

    • L. 

      Schizotypal personality disorder

    • M. 

      Schizoid personality disorder