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Psychiatric Disorders

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

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a. Substance abuse

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b. Poor infant outcomes

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c. Poor obstetrical outcomes

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d. All of the above

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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?

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a. Postpartum blues

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b. Domestic violence

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c. Postpartum psychosis

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d. Postpartum depression

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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?

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a. Emotional support

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b. Initiate bupropion

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c. Brief course of fluoxetine

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d. Weekly therapy sessions for 4–6 months

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Risk factors for depression include which of the following?

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a. History of abuse

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b. Nicotine dependence

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c. Family history of depression

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d. All of the above

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What is the most common mood disorder?

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a. Schizophrenia

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b. Bipolar disorder

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c. Major depression

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d. Anorexia nervosa

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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 ...

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