Chapter 20 Single best answer questions

Child and adolescent psychiatry

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. A young mother is worried about her 3 year old son, Yusuf, who prefers to play alone without interacting with other children. He speaks very little but is overactive and easily distracted. He is distressed by changes in his daily routine.
Which of the following options is LEAST likely to guide you to your diagnosis?

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. Casper is 6 years old and has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). His parents have been doing some reading on the internet and are quite worried about Caspar's future.
Which of the statements below is INCORRECT with regards to ASD?

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. 4 year old Molly has been brought in to see the GP by her parents as they are worried about her development. She appears extremely shy and tearfully clings to her father's legs, trying to hide behind him.
Which of the options below is the MOST helpful way of approaching Molly and her family?

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. 14-year old David has been acting 'rebelliously and then some' for the last six years according to his teacher. His mother died when he was very young and his father has been in and out of prison most his life. David lives with his grandmother who has a hard time coping with him.
Regarding conduct disorder (CD) which of the options below is UNTRUE?

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. 8-year-old Jack has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). His mother is keen to know more.
Which of the options below is TRUE in ADHD?

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