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A 54-year-old man presents with a variety of physical symptoms that have been present for the past 9 years. Numerous investigations and review by a variety of specialties have indicated no organic basis for his symptoms.

This is an example of:

A. Munchausen's syndrome
B. Hypochondrial disorder
C. Dissociative disorder
D. Somatization disorder
E. Conversion disorder

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Which one of the following is not a recognized feature of anorexia nervosa?

A. Hypokalaemia
B. Low LH
C. Impaired glucose tolerance
D. Low FSH
E. Reduced growth hormone levels

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Which one of the following symptoms may indicate mania rather than hypomania?

A. Predominately elevated mood
B. Delusions of grandeur
C. Increased appetite
D. Flight of ideas
E. Irritability

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A 45-year-old man who takes chlorpromazine for schizophrenia presents with severe restlessness.

What side effect of antipsychotic medication is this an example of?

A. Akathisia
B. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
C. Acute dystonia
D. Tardive dyskinesia
E. Parkinsonism

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A 25-year-old man demands a CT scan of his abdomen in clinic. He states it is 'obvious' he has cancer despite previous negative investigations.

This is an example of a:

A. Hypochondrial disorder
B. Conversion disorder
C. Munchausen's syndrome
D. Dissociative disorder
E. Somatization disorder

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