Psychiatric Annals

CME PRETEST

Abstract

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

The following articles and test 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. Complete instructions are given with the quiz located at the end of the articles.

To assist you in studying the material, this Pretest indicates some of the areas to be covered and will enable you to challenge your present knowledge of these subjects before reading further.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon reading this issue of Psychiatric Annals, psychiatrists will have increased knowledge about sexual harassment. This will include information on prevalence in various settings, including the medical profession and academia. They will also have increased knowledge on the use and misuse of psychiatry in these cases with emphasis on therapy, the forensic evaluation, and on the potential costs and benefits of litigation.

PRETEST

1. MacKinnon's 1979 study on sexual harassment states that female professionals experience:

A. More verbal harassment than physical.

B. More physical harassment than verbal.

C. Equal amounts of physical and verbal harassment.

D. More frequent physical harassment than working-class women.

2. According to the 1 985 American Psychological Association report, the percentage of female graduate students who did not enroll in a course to avoid sexual harassment was:

A. 11%.

B. 16%.

C. 21%.

D. 25%.

3. The Shrier/Hamilton protocol for treating patients who have alleged sexual harassment includes all of the following except:

A. Evaluate the degree of psychiatric symptoms.

B. Serve as an expert witness in your patient's case.

C. Formulate a plan of action to reestablish a sense of control.

D. Assess and protect against potential losses and adverse consequences.

1.A Z-C 3. B…

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

The following articles and test 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. Complete instructions are given with the quiz located at the end of the articles.

To assist you in studying the material, this Pretest indicates some of the areas to be covered and will enable you to challenge your present knowledge of these subjects before reading further.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon reading this issue of Psychiatric Annals, psychiatrists will have increased knowledge about sexual harassment. This will include information on prevalence in various settings, including the medical profession and academia. They will also have increased knowledge on the use and misuse of psychiatry in these cases with emphasis on therapy, the forensic evaluation, and on the potential costs and benefits of litigation.

PRETEST

1. MacKinnon's 1979 study on sexual harassment states that female professionals experience:

A. More verbal harassment than physical.

B. More physical harassment than verbal.

C. Equal amounts of physical and verbal harassment.

D. More frequent physical harassment than working-class women.

2. According to the 1 985 American Psychological Association report, the percentage of female graduate students who did not enroll in a course to avoid sexual harassment was:

A. 11%.

B. 16%.

C. 21%.

D. 25%.

3. The Shrier/Hamilton protocol for treating patients who have alleged sexual harassment includes all of the following except:

A. Evaluate the degree of psychiatric symptoms.

B. Serve as an expert witness in your patient's case.

C. Formulate a plan of action to reestablish a sense of control.

D. Assess and protect against potential losses and adverse consequences.

1.A Z-C 3. B

10.3928/0048-5713-19960301-04

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