Mini-Quiz: Electroconvulsive Therapy
April 10, 2013
Periprocedural advancements, including liberalization of concomitant and pre-treatment medications, add to the comfort and tolerability of ECT, but adverse effects do exist. More in this quiz.
Mini-quiz: Major Depressive Disorder
February 25, 2013
Major depression is a common chronic illness within the general US population. What is the approximate prevalence for MDD in the US population?
Mini-quiz: Movement Disorders
January 22, 2013
Movement abnormalities and psychiatric symptoms often overlap and exacerbate one another. Can psychopharmacological agents induce movement disorders? Take the quiz and learn more.
Mini-Quiz: Secondary Psychosis
December 6, 2012
A history and physical examination with an emphasis on the neurological and cognitive parts are the cornerstones for the initial approach to psychosis. Take the quiz on signs and symptoms that might be confused for psychosis.
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