Skip to Main Content

++

Psychiatric Disorders

++
++
++

Which of the following has been associated with psychiatric disorders in pregnancy?

++
++
++

a. Substance abuse

++
++

b. Poor infant outcomes

++
++

c. Poor obstetrical outcomes

++
++

d. All of the above

++
++ ++
++
++

A 20-year-old primipara presents for her 2-week postpartum appointment. During your conversation, she reports that she experienced some sadness with crying and insomnia when she came home from the hospital. Overall, she considers herself a fairly happy person, and those symptoms have since resolved. She mentions it only because it has never happened to her before. What is the most likely diagnosis?

++
++
++

a. Postpartum blues

++
++

b. Domestic violence

++
++

c. Postpartum psychosis

++
++

d. Postpartum depression

++
++ ++
++
++

A 20-year-old primipara presents for her 2-week postpartum appointment. During your conversation, she reports that she experienced some sadness with crying and insomnia when she came home from the hospital. Overall, she considers herself a fairly happy person, and those symptoms have since resolved. She mentions it only because it has never happened to her before. What is the best management plan for the patient?

++
++
++

a. Emotional support

++
++

b. Initiate bupropion

++
++

c. Brief course of fluoxetine

++
++

d. Weekly therapy sessions for 4–6 months

++
++ ++
++
++

Risk factors for depression include which of the following?

++
++
++

a. History of abuse

++
++

b. Nicotine dependence

++
++

c. Family history of depression

++
++

d. All of the above

++
++ ++
++
++

What is the most common mood disorder?

++
++
++

a. Schizophrenia

++
++

b. Bipolar disorder

++
++

c. Major depression

++
++

d. Anorexia nervosa

++
++ ++
++
++

A 35-year-old primipara presents to your office for routine follow-up. The patient reports feeling very sad, anxious, and exhausted. In addition, she has a great sense of hopelessness. Even when the ...

Pop-up div Successfully Displayed

This div only appears when the trigger link is hovered over. Otherwise it is hidden from view.