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Question 46# Print Question

A 17-year-old girl presents with sudden-onset blindness while preparing for her school exit examinations.

Which of the following suggests an ocular rather than a psychogenic cause for blindness?

A. Normal visual evoked potentials
B. Presence of tubular vision
C. Spiral changes in visual fi elds
D. Absence of optokinetic nystagmus
E. Disturbances in tests for proprioception

Question 47# Print Question

Which of the following culture-bound syndromes is closely associated with social phobia?

A. Brain fag syndrome in West Africa
B. Dhat syndrome in South Asia
C. Frigophobia in China
D. Taijin kyofusho in Japan
E. Arctic hysteria in Greenland

Question 48# Print Question

Which of the following mechanisms is proposed to underlie hypersalivation seen in patients taking clozapine?

A. Muscarinic M1 blockade
B. Muscarinic M4 stimulation
C. Histaminic H1 blockade
D. Serotonergic 5HT2C blockade
E. Noradrenergic α1 blockade

Question 49# Print Question

Which of the following can increase levels of clozapine via alterations in hepatic metabolism?

A. Rifampicin
B. Phenytoin
C. Carbamazepine
D. Cigarette smoking
E. Erythromycin

Question 50# Print Question

All of the following neuroendocrine changes are noted in depression EXCEPT:

A. Raised salivary cortisol measures
B. Abnormal dexamethasone suppression test
C. Reduced Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) in cerebrospinal fluid
D. Downregulated CRH receptors
E. Reduced adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) response to CRH infusion

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