HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE
The following articles and tests are designed to provide psychiatrists with continuing medical education opportunities. Category 1 credits can be earned by reading the material and successfully answering the quiz at the end of this issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages at the back of the issue.
To assist you in studying the material, the Pre-Test below indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will enable you to challenge your present knowledge of these subjects before reading further.
1. Patients hospitalized for depressive neuroses are more apt to experience relapse following discharge if their spouses demonstrate:
A. High levels of expression of emotions.
B. Moderate levels of spontaneity.
C. High levels of critical comments.
D. High level of support for employment.
2. Executives who work long hours without suffering exhaustion have all except one of the following characteristics:
A. An ability to give up interests other than work.
B. Postpone thinking about problems until necessary for resolution.
C. Good sense of humor.
D. Recognize and respond to fatigue.
3. Among physicians, the risk of suicide is accentuated by all except one of the following factors:
A. Being older.
B. Being female.
C. Being white.
D. Living in urban areas.
Work and productivity currently have assumed a particular significance in American society. Thus, the focus on the relationship between a career and depression is a timeiy one. Upon completion of this issue, the reader will better understand the interplay between career and non-career factors that relate to depression.