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									The list of questions for the psychiatry exam – 2009/2010

I. General psychiatry
1. Classification of mental disorders.
2. Aetiology and pathogenesis of mental disorders.
3. Disorders of personality.
4. Disorders of consciousness.
5. Disorders of perception.
6. Disorders of emotions.
7. Disorders of thought.
8. Obsessions and phobias.
9. Disorders of will and voluntary behaviour.
10. Disorders of memory.
11. Disorders of intellect.
12. Legal aspects of psychiatry. Stigma of mental disorders.
13. Suicide and deliberate self - harm.
14. Laboratory and other auxiliary evaluations in clinical psychiatry.
15. Research methods in psychiatric disorders.
II. Mental disorders

1. Alzheimer´s disease.
2. Vascular dementia and dementias due to other brain diseases (Pick´s disease,
   Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, Huntington´s disease, HIV disease).
3. Gerontopsychiatry: Organic Personality Disorders and other psychiatric organic
   disorders.
4. Substance-related mental disorders (except for alcohol - induced mental disorders).
5. Alcohol-induced mental disorders.
6. Schizophrenia – history, diagnostics, aetiology.
7. Schizophrenia – types and treatment.
8. Delusional disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder.
9. Depression, Recurrent depression. Dysthymia.
10. Bipolar disorder. Cyclothymia.
11. Acute stress disorder, Adjustment disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
12. Obsessive- compulsive disorder.
13. Panic disorder. Phobic Disorders, Generalized anxiety disorder.
14. Somatoform disorders and Dissociative Disorders.
15. Nonorganic disorders of sleep.
16. Personality disorders and behaviour disorders in adults.
17. Sexual paraphilias.
18. Mental retardation.
19. Behavioral and affective disorders in childhood and adolescence (disorders of
   behaviour, emotions and social relations).
20. Acute and transient psychotic disorders. (Schizophreniform disorder, Brief
   Psychotic Disorder), Schizotypal disorder.
21. Childhood autism (pervasive developmental disorder) + Asperger's syndrome.
22. Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
23. Organic mental disorder and mental disorders due to general medical conditions.
24. Eating disorders.


III. Therapies in psychiatry

1. Electroconvulsive therapy.
2. Individual psychotherapy: methods and techniques.
3. Community and group psychotherapy: methods and techniques.
4. Psychostimulants, nootropic drugs and cognitive enhancers.
5. Hypnotics and anxiolytics.
6. Tricyclic and dual antidepressants.
7. SSRIs and IMAOs.
8. First generation antipsychotics (neuroleptics).
9. Second generation antipsychotics (atypical).
10. Mood stabilizers.
11. Rehabilitation and psychoeducation in mental disorders.
12. Psychiatric emergencies.
13. Adverse effects of antidepressants.
14. Adverse effects of mood stabilizers.
15. Adverse effects of psychostimulants, benzodiazepines and hypnotics.
16. Adverse effects of antipsychotics.
17. Maintenance treatment of mental disorders.
18. Bright light therapy. Psychosurgery. Sleep deprivation and other biological
   treatment methods.

								
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