1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University 1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University Department of Psychiatry
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Education - Examination questions - 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



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