Psychotic and Mood Disorders Pretest

The editors of The Journal of Family Practice and Current Psychiatry would like insight into your current knowledge about diagnosing and managing psychotic and mood disorders. Please note that these questions will not affect your CME test score.

1) First-generation antipsychotics are often associated with which extrapyramidal symptoms?

2) What effect does cigarette smoking have on patients taking antipsychotics?

3) Of the following, which has been associated with the greatest weight gain?

4) What typically causes medication-related weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics?

5) Reported nonadherence (including partial adherence) by patients with schizophrenia is as high as 80%. Which of the following are factors in the high rates of nonadherence for these patients?

Thank you for your time.

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