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Subject: Tommy's Concepts

Subject: Tommy's Concepts
Tommy's Concepts for the USMLE Step 1

Question

Psychology Step 1 Sample Question<br />
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After an automobile accident, a patient named Woodrow Wilson is unable to move <u>one leg</u>. Careful physical examination demonstrates no obvious injury that might have caused the paralysis. However, his best friend was injured and he feels terribly guilty even though the accident was not his fault.  <u>His reflexes are intact</u>. A CT of the spine demonstrates <u>no back injury</u>. The rest of the PE is normal.  The patient is concerned, you give him NSAIDS, and the paralysis resolves over a 3-week period. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?<br />
1-Dissociative Disorder<br />
2-Malignering <br />
3-Conversion Disorder<br />
4-Conversion Disorder<br />
5-Pain Disorder<br />
6-Body Dismorphic Disorder<br />
7-Munchausen syndrome

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