Psychiatry Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 23-Year-Old With Blindness After a Fall She Can't Remember A 23-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department after an apparent fall she cannot remember. She also reports blindness in her left eye and lower-extremity weakness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Coronary artery atherosclerosis is the major contributor to the leading cause of death worldwide. Do you know key aspects and best practices for management? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses Drug overdoses now account for more deaths than car accidents and homicides. Test yourself on key information about the drugs most commonly involved in overdoses and best practices for medical care.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia The consequences of insomnia are often serious and include decreased quality of life. Do you know key aspects and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Subclinical Hypothyroidism Balancing Act: Knowing When to Treat Dr Tyler Drake presents three cases and discusses the factors to consider when deciding whether or not to treat subclinical hypothyroidism.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis How much do you know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Mood Disorders Worldwide, more than 300 million people are affected by depression and other mood disorders. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for various forms of mood disorder?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stress-Related Conditions Are you familiar with common stress-related medical conditions and best practices for their diagnosis and management? Make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
  • Alcohol and Metronidazole Interaction: Real or Fake? Your patient is taking metronidazole, but he's also going to be in a wedding in 3 days. How would you advise him?
  • A Case of Cannabis-Induced Psychosis After Ingested Edible How common is cannabis-induced psychosis? Who is at risk and how is it treated?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sexual Dysfunction Given the sensitive nature of sexual dysfunction, providing the best information regarding diagnosis and treatment is essential. Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia The hallmark of schizophrenia is psychosis. Impaired cognition or disturbance in information processing is also a concern. What do you know about schizophrenia? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia Presentation and Diagnosis Can you accurately diagnose schizophrenia? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 65-Year-Old Man Brought to the ED by Military Police A 65-year-old man is brought to the ED by military police after an armed standoff. Can you determine what medical condition is most likely involved?
  • Dramatic Weight Loss in a Patient With Parkinson Disease A 67-year-old man who was diagnosed with Parkinson disease has experienced recent unintentional weight loss. Do you know how best to proceed with his care?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Autism Spectrum Disorder Reported rates of autism spectrum disorder have dramatically increased in many countries over the past decade. Are you able to properly identify and help treat patients? Take this short quiz.
  • A 12-Year-Old Boy With Falling Grades and Forgetful Behavior A 12-year-old boy with declining grades is disruptive at school, forgetful at home, and upset by tasks that are time consuming or cognitively demanding.
  • A 45-Year-Old Woman Who Feels 'Like a Zombie' A 45-year-old woman states that she feels 'like a zombie.' She has experienced continued confusion and sedation long after a respiratory illness resolved. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 26-Year-Old Man Who Passed Out at His Work Desk Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found. An ECG is ordered. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Management Do you know current management recommendations for Alzheimer disease? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.