Questions. The psychiatric interview and mental status examination. Laboratory testing and imaging studies in psychiatry. The role of psychiatric measures in assessment and treatment. Cellular and molecular biology of the neuron. Neuroanatomy for the psychiatrist. Genetics. Normal child and adolescent development. Delirium, dementia and amnestic, and other cognitive disorders. Substance-related disorders. Schizophrenia. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorders and malingering. Dissociative disorders. Human sexuality and sexual dysfunctions. Gender identity disorders and paraphilias. Adjustment disorders. Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified. Personality disorders. Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. Sleep disorders. Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and obesity. Psychological factors affecting medical conditions. Pain disorders. Psychopharmacology. Nonpharmacological somatic treatments. Brief psychotherapies. Psychodynamic psychotherapy. Interpersonal psychotherapy. Cognitive therapy. Supportive psychotherapy. Combining psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Couple and family therapy. Group therapy. Treatment of children and adolescents. Treatment of seniors. Treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients. Treatment of women. Cultural issues. Psychiatry and the law. Ethical aspects of psychiatry. Suicide. Assessment of dangerousness. Answer Guide.
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