Basic Psychopharmacology

Medicine

Quiz 7 :

Treatment of Cognitive Disorders

Quiz 7 :

Treatment of Cognitive Disorders

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Schizophrenia is typically caused by environmental trauma.
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False

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Concordance rates for monozygotic twins is about 40-50%.
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True

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The "social drift" phenomenon refers to where most schizophrenics end up living as a result of occupational/financial loss.
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Clozaril is the only atypical antipsychotic medication with no real extra-pyramidal risk.
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Resperidone requires weekly blood monitoring.
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Expert consensus suggests that a prescriber wait at least three weeks before switching from one anti-psychotic medication to another.
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Symbyax is a medication that consists of both Zyprexa and Prozac.
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Schizophrenia affects nearly 3% of the general population.
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Schizophrenia can be detected on brain scans.
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For patients with multiple-episodes, Risperdol or Invega are the drugs of choice.
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Seroquel has been studied to determine if it is a popular drug of abuse.
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Brexpiprasole and cariprasine are most similar to aripiprasole in their action.
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Invega is similar to Resperdal but is metabolized in the kidney.
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Both deutetrabenazine and valbenazine are FDA approved for the treatment of TD.
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All of the following are atypical antipsychotics except:
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The typical treatment of choice for the first episode psychotic patient is:
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The advantages of the newer atypicals include:
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The best medication for treatment refractory schizophrenia is:
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Which medication does not belong with the others?
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Which of the following is most associated with weight gain?
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