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Practice MCQs for MRCPsych Paper B

Practice MCQs for MRCPsych Paper B MCQs on Trauma Which of the following is part of a psychosocial intervention where the person seeking help witnessed the death of a loved one to violence?  Choose the best answer: They should talk about the incident as much as possible, even if they do not want to It is normal to grieve for any major loss, and in most cases, grief will diminish over time Avoid discussing any mourning process, such as culturally appropriate ceremonies/rituals, as it may upset them further Refer to a specialist within one week of the incident if they are still experiencing symptoms Source mhGAP training manuals for the mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings- version 2.0 (for eld testing). Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017 (WHO/MSD/MER/17.6). Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.

Culture-Bound Syndromes

Culture-Bound Syndromes Cultural Effects Pathogenic effect It means the culture directly causes psychopathology. Patho-selective effect Patho-selective effect means culture causes certain traits, for example, culturally sanctioned suicide of wife when a husband dies prematurely. Patho-plastic Culture influences the manifestation, for example, delusional content. Patho-elaborating Culture reinforces behavioural reactions Patho-facilitative Cultural beliefs affect the frequency of onset by facilitating risk factors. Patho-reactive Culture affects the treatment, stigma, and outcome-prognosis of schizophrenia is better in developing than developed nations. Specific Syndromes Amok F68 disorder of personality and behaviour-dissociative not psychotic-starts with a sullen period followed by an outburst of violent and sometimes homicidal behaviour-seen ins Malaysia, Laos, Philippians, Papua New Guinea, and Puerto Rico. Occurs in Malays, mostly male. Period of wit