MCQ Psychiatry 44

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A 37-year-old woman is abducted, beaten, and repeatedly raped. For five months after the attack she is nervous, tearful, easily fatigued, and has difficulty concentrating. She also notes difficulty sleeping and lack of appetite, and is hyperreactive to unexpected or loud stimuli. By six months she has returned to her characteristic pre-attack behavioral patterns. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A. Acute stress disorder
B. Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
C. Major depressive disorder
D. Panic disorder without agoraphobia
E. Post-traumatic stress disorder


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