Multiple choice questions
Select the single best option for each question stem
a causes anxiety, depression, and psychosis
b does not cause dizziness, headache and insomnia
c is always safe to administer with ziprasidone
d decreases sildenafil levels
e has no effect on mood.
2 Body dysmorphic disorder:
a is usually cured by cosmetic surgery
b responds to lithium
c is usually easily treated
d is nearly always comorbid with other psychiatric diagnoses
e is classified as an eating disorder.
3 Psychiatric illness:
a is as common on surgical wards as on medical wards
b does not affect the availability of NHS funding for a surgical procedure
c can predict mortality in some surgical patient groups
d has no impact on length of stay in surgical patients
e is routinely screened for in surgical patients.
4 Mental disorder is:
a a positive predictor of good outcome in patients with physical illness
b an independent predictor of outcome in patients with physical illness
c more common in the community than in the general hospital
d easily detected in the general hospital setting
e less prevalent in older people admitted to the general hospital than younger people.