Psychiatry Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • A 22-Year-Old Traveler With Altered Mental Status A 22-year-old man with no significant medical history is transferred from the airport in a semiconscious state after returning from a 3-week vacation. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Caffeine Toxicity Because caffeine overdoses are relatively common, physicians and other medical personnel must be aware of caffeine toxicity. Do you know these key elements of presentation, workup, and treatment?
  • An 18-Year-Old Woman With Scabs on Her Arms An 18-year-old woman with a history of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder presents with multiple scabs on her arms. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Depression-Related Conditions Depression is associated with numerous medical conditions, both psychiatric and physical. Test your knowledge of depression screening and key aspects of depression-related conditions with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nicotine Addiction and Cessation Nicotine addiction is the second-leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of preventable death. As 'New Year's resolution' season approaches, test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • A 12-Year-Old Boy With Falling Grades and Behavior Problems 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.
  • Quiz: How to Know if a Patient Is a Human Trafficking Victim Would you know it if a victim of human trafficking presented for your care? Here are the signs to look for and what to do about it.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Binge-Eating Disorder In the United States, the incidence of binge-eating disorder may be as high as 3.5% in women and 2% in men. Do you know the characteristics, workup, and treatment? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Headache in a 19-Year-Old Woman With a Genetic Disorder A young woman presents to the clinic after a hospital visit for a 5-year history of progressively frequent headaches. She has a headache daily, with 1 severe headache per week. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Migraine In the United States, more than 30 million people have one or more migraine headaches per year. Do you know best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Intoxication and Poisoning Many trauma patients are intoxicated at the time of presentation, and more than 8 million Americans are alcohol dependent. Test yourself on key aspects of alcohol intoxication with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: 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.
  • Presidential Health: Secrets, Surprises, and Controversies How much do you know about the history of presidential health?