OBA 2

Q1. All of the following are normal experiences except

A. Deja vu

B. Jamais vu

C. Hallucination

D. Derealization

E. Delusional perception


Q2. Which of the following is true about concrete thinking

A. It is usually seen in bipolar

B. It is diagnostic of schizophrenia

C. It is always seen in schizophrenia

D. It is diagnostic of organic brain disease

E. It is a defect of conceptual abstract thought


Q3. Which of the following is true about pseudohallucinations?

A. They arise in inner space

B. They cannot be overcome voluntarily

C. They do not appear spontaneously

D. They are dependent on external stimuli

E. They possess the vivid quality of normal perceptions


Q4. Which of the following is true regarding delusions?

A. They are usually self-referent

B. They are reality for the patient

C. They are usually of a bizarre nature

D. They are held with a conviction that can be shaken

E. They may present as obsessive-compulsive disorder


Q5. In history taking and mental status examination, all of the following are true except

A. Family history may give a clue about family dynamics

B. Proverb interpretation demonstrates concrete thinking

C. Cognitive testing is not indicated if a full history is obtained

D. Occupational history may give an indication of severity of condition

E. Mental status examination need not be done in the recommended sequence


Q6. Presence of insight is suggested by all of the following except

A. Patient recognizes that he is ill

B. Patient is willing to accept help

C. Patient recognizes that he needs treatment

D. Patient agrees with all that the doctor says

E. Patient recognizes that the illness is of a psychological nature

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