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Which route is most liable for first-pass metabolism?

A. Sublingual
B. Intramuscular
C. Subcutaneous
D. Oral
E. Inhalational

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Which of the following statements regarding treatment adherence is FALSE?

A. Non-adherence occurs in up to 10% of people with schizophrenia
B. Non-adherence increases relapse rate in schizophrenia
C. Non-adherence is associated with poor insight
D. Adherence is affected by the route of administration
E. Adverse effect is a major factor contributing to non-adherence

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If a young male is administered 400 mg of lithium once daily, the average time taken for lithium to reach a steady state in plasma is:

A. 1 day
B. 2 days
C. 10 days
D. 4 days
E. 8 days

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A 45-year-old man with schizoaffective disorder is on lithium, sertraline, lorazepam, and olanzapine. He develops low sodium levels and complains of extreme lethargy.

The most likely offending agent is:

A. Sertraline
B. Lithium
C. Olanzapine
D. Benzodiazepines
E. None of the above

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Which of the following predisposes to a nocebo effect?

A. The expectation of adverse effects at the start of a treatment
B. Aversive conditioning
C. Premorbid neuroticism
D. Coexistent emotional disturbances
E. All of the above

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