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1

What is the duration of schizophreniform disorder?

Between 1 and 6 months

2

What is the difference between schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia?

Schizoaffective disorder has 2 or more weeks of a mood disorder without psychosis

3

What are the two major differences between DID and schizophrenia?

DID voices come from inside and do not respond to antipsychotics

4

What is the atypical antipsychotic that is used only as second line treatment for schizophrenia?

Clozapine

5

What is the MOA of selegiline?

MAOI

6

What is the MOA of rasagiline?

MAOI

7

What is the MOA of entacapone?

COMT inhibitor

8

If symptoms are motives are conscious decisions, what is it?

Malingering

9

If symptoms are conscious, but motive is unconscious, what is the dx?

Factitious disorder

10

If both symptoms and motives are unconscious, what is the dx?

Somatic disorder

11

What are the three major non-selective MAOIs?

-Tranylcypromine
-Phenelzine
-Isocarboxazid

12

What is the drug of choice for Tourette's syndrome?

Tetrabenazine

13

True or false: schizotypal PDs usually do not care much for relationships

True

14

What is the major adverse effect of risperidone?

Elevated prolactin

15

Which atypical antipsychotic causes QT prolongation?

Ziprasidone

16

What are the components of the "MOST BAD" mnemonic for atypical antipsychotic uses?

-Mania
-OCD
-Schizophrenia
-Tourette's
-Bipolar
-Anxiety
-Depression

17

Which specific TCA is indicated in the elderly, since it prevents confusion and hallucinations?

Nortriptyline

18

What are the two agents used to reverse neuroleptic malignant syndrome?

-Dantrolene
-Bromocriptine, amantadine, or other dopamine agonist

19

What is the drug that is used to increased weight gain and decrease depression for anorexia?

Mirtazapine
Paroxetine