Psychiatry Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anemia Physicians are often too quick to overlook mild anemia. Do you know key aspects and best practices related to various anemia causes? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Palliative Care in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Is a patient recently diagnosed with IPF a good candidate for palliative care?
  • A 66-Year-Old Man Who Heard His Deceased Spouse's Voice A 66-year-old man was admitted after sustaining numerous injuries from a fall. On the second day, the patient believed he heard the voice of his deceased spouse. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 28-Year-Old Bodybuilder With Palpitations and Confusion A 28-year-old man who spends hours in the gym almost every day presents with heart palpitations and tremors that progressed to fatigue and confusion over the past 6 months. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Personality Disorders Personality disorders lead to distress and impairment, and individuals may have more than one. Do you know best practices and key aspects? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use and Abuse Globally, alcohol accounts for more than 5% of the global disease burden. Refresh and test your knowledge of this commonly used substance with this short quiz.
  • A 6-Year-Old With Excessive Fidgeting: USMLE Question A 6-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother due to his constantly fidgeting and imitating her. What is the cause?
  • A 19-Year-Old Student With Declining Grades and Odd Behavior A 19-year-old male college student presents after returning home from college. He has lost substantial weight, has declining hygiene, and has socially withdrawn. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helping Patients With New Year's Resolutions Encouraging patients to pursue and maintain healthy New Year's resolutions may yield positive results. Do you know best practices related to key lifestyle changes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Anxiety, Depression, and Psychosis in a 24-year-old Woman A 24-year-old woman presents with gradually worsening anxiety and depression over the past 2 months, despite ongoing treatment. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Symptoms and Treatments Alzheimer disease affects approximately 5.4 million people in the United States alone. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms, and potential treatments? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects for Alzheimer Disease Alzheimer disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6% of all deaths in 2014. Test yourself on etiology, presentation, workup, and treatment of this condition.
  • 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?