Preparation for Child Psych PRITE and Boards
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Your amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex have just been activated. Simmons WK Cerebral Cortex 15(10):1602-08 is an educational resource for residents, fellows, and attending physicians studying to become Board-certified psychiatrists. The purpose of this collaboration is to develop content that is clinically useful and helpful for the PRITE and Boards preparation.

This is a collaborative project of brought to you by physicians of Elmhurst Hospital, South Oaks, and Northwell Health hospitals. Read more about the project here.

What's New

  • Understanding of trauma and the diagnosis PTSD had been updated in the DSM-5 and in the corresponding article.
  • All you need to know about atomoxetine, including the results of a comprehensive meta-analysis.
  • DSM-5 changes to diagnosing substance use disorders are confusing. See a visual summary of changes to the criteria here.
  • Cooper-Simpson Test helps start lithium therapy faster on an inpatient unit. Did you know that the test can be used in children?

DSM-5™ update

  • PRITE completely transitioned to DSM-5 in 2015.
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) will use DSM-IV and DSM-5 terms through 2016. Completely new DSM-5 diagnoses and eliminated DSM-IV diagnoses will not be tested [1]
  • In 2017 ABPN will switch to DSM-5.

Research highlights

Featured articles

These articles are nearly complete! Please read them and use them in your clinical duties and test preparation.

Featured Brief Reports

These articles are limited in scope but nevertheless cover important areas of psychiatry.

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