Psychiatry Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dementia Are you familiar with key components of presentation, workup, and treatment associated with various causes of dementia? Test your knowledge of this increasingly common condition with our quick quiz.
  • Deteriorating Cognition 5 Weeks After a Heroin Overdose: A Case A 32-year-old woman with a history of opioid abuse presents with increasing confusion after a recent overdose. Can you diagnose her?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized anxiety disorder is associated with persistent, excessive, and unrealistic worry not focused on a specific object or situation. Do you know key information needed to provide the best care?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Migraine Prevention and Treatment Patients with frequent migraine attacks usually require both acute (abortive) and preventive (prophylactic) therapy. Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults The prevalence rate of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the adult general population is 4%-5%. Can you properly recognize and treat this condition? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Marijuana How much do you know about the medical benefits, harms, uses, and abuses of marijuana? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • A 64-Year-Old Man With Throat Swelling A 64-year-old man is admitted with throat swelling, difficulty swallowing, and drooling. Are you able to make the correct diagnosis?
  • A 9-Year-Old Boy Exhibiting Violent Behavior A 9-year-old boy presents due to suicidal and homicidal actions exhibited for the past couple of weeks. This included self-harm and assaulting others for no apparent reason. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 39-Year-Old Woman With Facial Twitches A 39-year-old woman presents with a rash, fever, and facial twitches with tongue extrusions. Are you able to make this challenging diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is characterized by periods of depression and mania. Are you familiar with key aspects of this challenging condition? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • A 20-Year-Old Man With Anxiety: USMLE Question A 20-year-old man presents with anxiety that is causing him to avoid certain locations. Can you identify the correct diagnosis?
  • Triptans and SSRIs: Is Serotonin Syndrome Really a Risk? While the FDA--and EHRs--warn against the combination of triptans and SSRIs, is serotonin syndrome really a risk with use of this combination?
  • A 42-Year-Old Woman With Fatigue: USMLE Question A 42-year-old woman with fatigue and weight gain over the past month has a history of depression. What's most likely causing her symptoms now?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondriasis) Illness anxiety disorder, formerly hypochondriasis, is a difficult disorder to treat in a general medical setting. Do you know the key aspects to consider? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Neurocognitive Decline and Motor Regression in a 34-Year-Old Woman A 34-year-old woman has a 4-year history of psychotic behavior and neurocognitive decline. She has also demonstrated progressive motor regression and loss of speech. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 15-Year-Old Girl With Palpitations: USMLE Question A 15-year-old with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presents after an episode of shaking and palpitations. What is causing her symptoms?
  • Would You Recognize Acute Delirium? An older woman presents with acute onset of mental status changes. Is it delirium, depression, dementia, or a mix?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Probiotics Although much remains under investigation about probiotics, are you aware of their current uses, from common gastrointestinal disorders to other conditions? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions: USMLE Question A 12-year-old boy presents with repetitive motions such as blinking or tilting his head. What finding is commonly associated with his condition?
  • A 37-Year-Old Woman With Palpitations and Near Syncope A 37-year-old woman with a history of anxiety disorder presents with a 'panic attack.' She describes palpitations, racing heart rate, severe dyspnea, and lightheadedness. What's the diagnosis?