In 2021 the ABPN® made a substantive change to the Psychiatry Certification Exam. There are two types of questions on the exam, ‘stand-alone’ questions and ‘linked-item set’ questions, which were previously named ‘vignette’ questions. For the 2021 psychiatry certification exam, the number of ‘linked-item set’ questions is reduced from 50% of the exam, as it was in previous years, now to 38% of the exam.
The two question types are presented separately in their own sections. There are a total… READ MORE