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Chapter 39. Bipolar Disorder

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A history of which of the following is the key feature of bipolar disorder with rapid cycling according to the DSM-5?

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A. A major depressive episode switching to mania

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B. Mania switching to a major depressive episode

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C. More than five manic episodes in 12 months

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D. More than three mood episodes in 12 months

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Factors that increase risk of suicide in individuals with bipolar disorder include:

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A. A high number of depressive episodes

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B. Late age of onset

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C. Low educational status

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D. Negative family history of bipolar disorder

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Epidemiologic studies show patients with bipolar I disorder spend:

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A. More time manic than depressed

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B. More time depressed than manic

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C. The same amount of time manic and depressed

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D. More time acutely ill than stable

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Another psychiatric illness that can include a history of manic episodes is:

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A. Major depressive disorder

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B. Panic disorder

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C. Schizoaffective disorder

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D. Schizophrenia

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Which of the following would be the least appropriate initial choice for pharmacologic therapy of a patient with a manic episode?

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A. Divalproex

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B. Lamotrigine

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C. Quetiapine

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D. Risperidone

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The primary treatment for acute bipolar depression is:

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A. Antidepressant drugs

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B. Family and interpersonal therapy

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C. Electroconvulsive therapy

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D. Mood-stabilizing drugs

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Which of the following second-generation antipsychotic drugs is FDA approved for treatment of acute bipolar depression as monotherapy?

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A. Lamotrigine

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B. Lurasidone

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C. Risperidone

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D. Ziprasidone

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