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Psychiatry MOC Sample Question 1

A 68-year-old woman presents with confusion and a history of chronic alcohol abuse in the ED. On exam, she is tachycardic and hypothermic and has an ataxic gait with foot weakness and foot drop. What is the most likely diagnosis?

  • AWernicke's encephalopathy
  • BKorsakoff's syndrome
  • CAlcoholic hallucinosis
  • DDelirium tremens
  • EAlcohol intoxication
Psychiatry MOC Sample Question 2

A physician is treating a 7-year-old child for enuresis after excluding all possible organic causes. His mother recognizes the medication because she once took it for depression. Which of the following neurotransmitters does this medication and others in its class act upon?

  • ADopamine and norepinephrine
  • BSerotonin and norepinephrine
  • CGlutamate and GABA
  • DGlycine
  • ENeuropeptide S


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