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Description and categorization of abnormal experiences as reported by the patient and observed from his behaviour is known as:

A. Experimental psychopathology
B. Descriptive psychopathology
C. Explanatory psychopathology
D. Philosophical psychiatry
E. None of the above

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A 55-year-old man with chronic schizophrenia resists any passive limb movements attempted during a neurological examination, in spite of being asked not to do so.

Which of the following symptom is he exhibiting?

A. Obstruction
B. Negativism
C. Automatic obedience
D. Waxy flexibility
E. Ambitendency

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According to Jaspers, the most important component of psychiatric assessment is:

A. Empathy
B. Humour
C. Judgement
D. Reasoning
E. Common sense

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The concept of symptoms assessed by descriptive psychopathology has both form and content as its components.

Which of the following, with regard to this statement, is true?

A. Form provides sufficient information for management
B. Form provides sufficient information for severity
C. Form is more important than content
D. Form provides sufficient information for diagnosis
E. Content is more important than form

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A patient is experiencing increased brightness and acuity of visual objects. Intense perceptions occur in all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Migraine
B. Hallucinogens
C. Mania
D. Delirium
E. Depression

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