A 5-Question Quiz on MDD: Round 3

October 31, 2016

Are you up-to-date on the treatment of psychotic depression? How about the clinical implications of brain GABA levels? Take this quiz and find out.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is D. Add an atypical antipsychotic

Source: Wijkstra J, Lijmer J, Burger H, et al. Pharmacological treatment for psychotic depression. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;7:CD004044.

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is E. REM

Source: Arfken CL, Joseph A, Sandhu GR, et al. The status of sleep abnormalities as a diagnostic test for major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord. 2014;156:36-45.

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is B. Severe

Source: Hollon SD, DeRubeis RJ, Fawcett J, et al. Effect of cognitive therapy with antidepressant medications vs antidepressants alone on the rate of recovery in major depressive disorder: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014;71:1157-1164.

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is C. Major depression

Source: Schür RR, Draisma LWR, Wijnen JP, et al. Brain GABA levels across psychiatric disorders: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of (1) H-MRS studies. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016;37:3337-3352.

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. Dementia

Source: Kerner NA, Roose SP. Obstructive sleep apnea is linked to depression and cognitive impairment: evidence and potential mechanisms. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016;24:496-508.