Psychiatry Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • A 20-Year-Old Woman With Apathy, Insomnia, and Self-Harm A 20-year-old college student presents with feelings of apathy about her schoolwork that have resulted in a drop in her grades. What is the best first-line treatment?
  • A 20-Year-Old Man Who Stopped Speaking A 20-year-old man who no longer speaks is undergoing studies to clarify his condition. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • A 72-Year-Old Man With Severe Depression A 72-year-old man is brought into the office by his wife because he has refused to eat food for a week. He has severe depression and has tried suicide twice. What's the next step in treatment?
  • A 6-Year-Old Boy With Fidgeting and Echolalia A 6-year-old boy who constantly fidgets and imitates his mother is brought in for a follow-up examination. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 78-Year-Old Man With Delirium A 78-year-old man with overall good health, except for symptoms of moderate benign prostatic hypertrophy, presents after becoming unable to pass urine. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • A 49-Year-Old Man With Forgetfulness and Gait Impairment A 49-year-old presents with a history of memory loss and gait impairment. What is the most likely diagnosis?