December 01, 2010
Psychiatric Assessment and Consultation
Expires January 01, 2017

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Sample questions:
To function most effectively in a psychosomatic medicine clinical environment, the psychiatrist is advised to modify the style used to interview outpatients. Which of the following would not be a recommended interview style in the inpatient psychosomatic medicine environment?
The clinical examination in psychosomatic medicine differs from other clinical interviews by the needed focus on cognitive disorders and cognitive examination. Executive function, localized behaviorally to the frontal lobes, is tested by a series of useful bedside tests. Which of the following is not a test of executive function?
Language disorders, or aphasias, are common in neurologically impaired patients and are associated with a high degree of comorbid psychiatric illness. A stroke patient presents with fluent speech that is largely sensible, and he appears to respond to examination instructions. He can name objects readily and accurately but shows a focal deficit in repetition; however, with rehearsal he can learn new material. This presentation is characteristic of which type of aphasia?