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Our Master List Of Topics for the Psychiatry Board Exam

Topics Covered by the Basic Concepts in Psychiatry Question Bank

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Development through the life cycle
Infancy to late life Personality development Developmental processes Environmental influences Psychosocial
Behavioral and social sciences
Psychology Experimental and behavioral psychology Neuropsychology Social psychology Cognitive psychology
Sociology Anthropology, culture, ethnicity, and race Ethology Psychoanalytic theory Spirituality
Epidemiology and public policy
Epidemiology & Biostatistics Mental illness prevention Mental health systems Health care economics Public policy & Law
Psychiatric diagnostic procedures
Psychiatric interview Psychological & neuropsychological testing Rating scales Laboratory monitoring Imaging, EEG & Sleep
Psychiatric Pharmacology
Psychopharmacology principles Pharmacokinetics/ pharmacodynamics Drug interactions Age Issues Psychogenomics
Antidepressants Tricyclics and heterocyclics Monoamine oxidase inhibitors Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) Selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (NRI)
Mood stabilizers Selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI) Combined noradrenergic-dopaminergic agents (NDRI) Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic agents (NaSSA) Augmentation strategies
Lithium Anticonvulsants Benzodiazepines Beta adrenoreceptor blockers Antipsychotics
Biofeedback Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) Phototherapy Chronotherapy (sleep deprivation) Vagal nerve stimulation & rTMS
Supportive therapy Cognitive therapy Behavioral therapy Interpersonal therapy Psychodynamic therapy
Psychoanalytic therapy Couples therapy Family therapy Group therapy Crisis intervention
Sex therapy Hypnotherapy Critical incident debriefing Psychoeducation Rehabilitation
Relapse prevention Self-help groups Patient empowerment Community-based treatment programs Harm reduction & Motivational interviewing

Topics Covered by the Clinical Psychiatry Question Bank

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Psychiatric disorders of infancy to adolescence
Intellectual disability Learning disorders Motor skills disorders Communication disorders Attention deficit and disruptive behavior disorders
Tic disorders Elimination disorders Intermittent explosive disorder Kleptomania Pyromania
Substance-related and addictive disorders
Alcohol-related disorders Stimulant-related disorders Unspecified caffeine-related disorders Unspecified cannabis-related disorders Unspecified hallucinogen-related disorders
Unspecified inhalant-related disorders Unspecified tobacco-related disorders Unspecified opioid-related disorders Unspecified phencyclidine-related disorders Gambling disorder
Schizophrenia spectrum & other psychotic disorders
Schizophrenia Schizophreniform disorder Schizoaffective disorder Psychotic disorder due to a general medical condition Brief psychotic disorder
Delusional disorder Substance/medication-induced psychotic disorder Unspecified schizophreniform spectrum and other psychotic disorder
Depressive disorders & Bipolar and related disorders
Major depressive disorder Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) Unspecified depressive disorder Bipolar I disorder Bipolar II disorder
Cyclothymic disorder Unspecified bipolar and related disorder Depressive disorder due to another medical condition
Somatic symptom and related disorders
Conversion disorder Somatic symptom disorder Unspecified somatic symptom & related disorder Factitious disorder imposed on self
Dissociative disorders
Dissociative amnesia Dissociative amnesia, with dissociative fugue Dissociative identity disorder Depersonalization/derealization disorder Unspecified dissociative disorder
Cyclothymic disorder Unspecified bipolar and related disorder Depressive disorder due to another medical condition
Anxiety, OCD, & Trauma-related disorders
Panic disorder Specific phobia Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) Obsessive-compulsive disorder Posttraumatic stress disorder
Acute stress disorder GAD & Adjustment disorders Anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition Substance/medication-induced anxiety disorder Body dysmorphic disorder
Gender dysphoria & Paraphilic disorders
Sexual desire disorders Sexual arousal disorders Orgasmic disorders Sexual pain disorders Paraphilias & GID
Feeding and eating disorders
Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Unspecified eating disorder Avoidant food intake disorder Pica & Rumination disorder
Personality disorders
Paranoid personality disorder Schizoid personality disorder Schizotypal personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Histrionic personality disorder
Narcissistic personality disorder Avoidant personality disorder Dependent personality disorder Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder Antisocial personality disorder
Special Topics
Suicidality Dangerousness Seclusion/restraints Risk management Child abuse, sexual abuse
Informed consent Brain death End-of-life issues Professionalism Caregivers moral integrity

Topics Covered by the Psychiatric Neurology Question Bank

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Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
Neural development Neuroanatomy Cellular and molecular neurobiology Neuropathology Genetics
Neurochemistry Neurophysiology Chronobiology Neuroendocrinology Neuroimmunology
Neuroimaging Clinical neurologic examination Neurophysiologic testing Neuropsychological testing Delirium
Alzheimer’s disease Vascular disease HIV infection Traumatic brain injury Parkinson disease
Huntington disease Frontotemporal lobar degeneration Prion disease Substance-induced persisting dementia Amnestic disorders
Sleep-wake disorders Parasomnias Neuropharmacokinetics/ neuropharmacodynamics Antiparkinsonians Nootropics
Pain management Pharmacotherapy of tardive dyskinesia Neuroleptic malignant syndrome Neurosurgical approaches Infections of the nervous system
Cerebrospinal and brain fluids Neuro-oncology Neruo-trauma Birth injuries Cerebral degenerations of childhood
Cranial nerve disorders Peripheral neuropathies Ataxias Headache Movement disorders
Spinal cord diseases Neuromuscular junction disorders Myopathies Demyelinating diseases Epilepsy and episodic disorders
Neuro-toxicology Genetic counseling Cognitive & behavioral interventions Ethical and legal issues/considerations Neurologic complications of systemic diseases

ABPN Style Psychiatric Vignettes, including Videos

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