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2015 Neuropsychiatry Grand Rounds: Borderline Personality/PTSD Complex and Associated Brain Dysfunctions
1)

According to the IOM report, which of the following drug classes have adequate research evidence to determine efficacy in the treatment of PTSD?

 
SSRIs Second generation antipsychotics Benzodiazepines All of the above None of the above
 
2)

According to the IOM report, which of the following psychotherapeutic interventions have adequate research evidence to determine efficacy in the treatment of PTSD?

 
EMDR Exposure therapies Cognitive restructuring All of the above None of the above
 
3)

Based on meta-analyses of the literature, which of the following drug classes have adequate research to determine efficacy in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder?

 
Second generation antipsychotics Benzodiazepines SSRI’s All of the above None of the above
 
4)

Based on meta-analyses of the literature, which of the following psychotherapeutic treatments does not have adequate research to determine efficacy in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder?

 
Psychodynamic psychotherapy EMDR Cognitive Behavioral Therapy All of the above None of the above
 
5)

Dysfunction in which of the following brain structures is uniquely involved in Borderline Personality Disorder and not in PTSD?

 
Amygdala Cingulate gyrus Insular cortex Hippocampus Prefrontal cortex
 
6)

Head injury resulting in focal severe damage to the amygdala protects against the development of PTSD. 

 
True False
 
7)

Decreased size of the hippocampus is associated with susceptibility to the development of PTSD and BPD.   

 
True False
 
8)

Amygdala hyperfunction is associated with PTSD and BPD

 
True False
 
9)

The cingulate gyrus is over reactive in PTSD and BPD

 
True False
 
10)

Inadequate orbitofrontal functioning is associated with PTSD, BPD and impulsive and aggressive behavior.   

 
True False