By Melvyn WB Zhang, Cyrus SH Ho, Roger Ho, Ian H Treasaden, Basant K Puri
The MRCPsych examinations, performed by means of the Royal university of Psychiatrists are crucial tests for psychiatric trainee to accomplish expert accreditation.
Written through authors with past examination adventure and edited by means of the celebrated workforce at the back of Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Get via MRCPsych Paper A: Mock exam Papers provides applicants with the main sensible and up to date MCQ and EMIs, heavily matched to topics showing traditionally within the Paper A exam.
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176. Question 93 Answer: b, 25% Chance Explanation: It has been noted that when both parents carry one abnormal copy of the gene, there is a 25% chance of a child inheriting both mutations, and hence expressing the disorder. Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry. 269. Question 94 Answer: c, 5%–15% Explanation: The lifetime risk for first-degree relatives has been estimated to be around 4%–18%. Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry.
247. Question 82 Answer: e, 50 times higher Explanation: Based on prior studies, the concordance rate for monozygotic twin has been approximately 45%, whereas that for dizygotic twin has been approximately 10%. Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry. 358. Question 83 Answer: b, 1% Explanation: The estimated 1-year prevalence of schizophrenia has been estimated to be around 1%. Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry. 281. Question 84 Answer: a, 1% Explanation: The lifetime risk for adults in the general population that has bipolar disorder has been estimated to be around 1%.
Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry. 281. Question 84 Answer: a, 1% Explanation: The lifetime risk for adults in the general population that has bipolar disorder has been estimated to be around 1%. 54 Question 85 Answer: b, The female-to-male ratio is around 1:2. Explanation: Based on existing studies, the female-to-male ratio has been estimated to be around 2:1. Reference: Puri BK, Hall A, Ho R (2014). Revision Notes in Psychiatry. 284. Question 86 Answer: a, Displacement Explanation: The defence mechanism in play is displacement.