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Examination questions in psychiatry - 5th year

Teaching Department of Psychiatry



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The list of examination questions from psychiatry 5th year

General psychiatry:

History of psychiatry
Classification of mental and behavioural disorders
Development of human psyche
Genetics of mental disorders
Neurobiology of mental disorders
Neurotransmitter systems
Etiology of mental disorders
Psychiatric examination
Psychological assessment and tests
Communication with patients
Auxiliary examination methods: biochemical and toxicological tests, imaging methods , electroencephalography and phalopletysmography
Consciousness and its disorders
Emotions and their disorders
Perception and its disorders
Thinking and its disorders
Memory and its disorders
Personality disorders
Acting, behaviour and volition and their disorders
Intellect and its disorders
Suicidality and self-harm
Aggression and violence
First aid in emergencies in psychiatry
The legal status of mentally ill
Ethic issues in psychiatry
Psychotherapy as treatment method and its indications
Basic schools of psychotherapy
Forms and methods of psychotherapy
ECT, rTMS, chronobiology
Antipsychotics typical and atypical
Tricyclic antidepressants, SSRI, SNRI and other with dual mechanism of action
Mood stabilizers
Hypnotics and anxiolytics
Specifics of childhood pharmacotherapy
Forensic psychiatry
Transcultural psychiatry
Social psychiatry
Marriage and family
A comprehensive treament program for addictions to psychoactive substances

Special psychiatry:

Alzheimer's disease
Vascular dementia
Dementia except Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia
Organic mental disorders except dementia
The delirious states
Comorbid mental disorders in internal , neurological and oncological diseases
Mental disorders caused by alcohol use
Mental disorders caused by opioids use
Mental disorders caused by cannabinoids use
Mental disorders caused by stimulants and hallucinogens use
Pathological Gambling
Withdrawal states - alcohol abuse
Schizoaffective disorder
Acute and transient psychotic disorder and schizotypal disorder
Delusional disorder
Affective disorders
Bipolar affective disorder and cyclothymia
Phobic anxiety disorders
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Acute stress reaction, adjustment disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder
dissociative disorders
Somatoform and dissociative (conversion) disorders
Eating disorders
Sleep/wake cycle disorders
Mental disorders associated with the puerperium, menstrual cycle and menopause
sexual dysfunctions
gender identity disorder
Specific personality disorders
Mental retardation
Pervasive developmental disorders
Hyperkinetic disorder (ADHD)
Tic disorders
Schizophrenia, affective and neurotic disorders in childhood and adolescence
Eating disorders in childhood and adolescence