Abnormal Psychology Substance Related Disorders

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Substance related disorders are divided into two substance induced disorders or substance use disorders. The disorders are mostly due to drugs and alcohol. These disorders are treated as chronic diseases. Test your understanding on substance related disorders by giving the quiz below a try. All the best as you tackle it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one is not considered a classification of drugs (substances)
    • A. 

      Stimulants (uppers)

    • B. 

      Depressants (downers)

    • C. 

      Barbiturates (sleeping substances)

    • D. 

      Opium & its derivatives (narcotics)

    • E. 

      Hallucinogens (mind altering drugs)

    • F. 

      Anti-psychotic Durgs

  • 2. 
    Any agent that disrupts the psychological or physical balance of the individual over and beyond what is expected of food and drink
    • A. 

      Substance

    • B. 

      Substance-Related Disorders

    • C. 

      Substance abuse

  • 3. 
    Maladaptive behavior associated with substance use
    • A. 

      Substance-Induced Cognitive Disorder

    • B. 

      Substance-Related Disorders

    • C. 

      Substance Abuse

  • 4. 
    A maladaptive pattern of excessive use leading to notable impairment or distress in thinking, feeling and behavior
    • A. 

      Substance Abuse

    • B. 

      Substance-Induced Cognitive Disorder

    • C. 

      Substance Dependance

  • 5. 
    Direct, acute (short term) or chronic (long term) effects of such substances on Central Nervous System
    • A. 

      Substance

    • B. 

      Substance Dependance

    • C. 

      Substance-Induced Cognitive Disorder

  • 6. 
    Inability to cut down or control use, using much activity to obtain substance.
    • A. 

      Substance Dependance

    • B. 

      Substance

    • C. 

      Substance Abuse

  • 7. 
    ___________ involves tolerance and withdrawal.
    • A. 

      Abuse

    • B. 

      Dependance

    • C. 

      Substance use

  • 8. 
    Needing and requiring increasing dosage of the substance
    • A. 

      Tolerance

    • B. 

      Withdrawal

    • C. 

      Substance abuse

  • 9. 
    Physical or emotional symptoms such as shaking or irritability after reducing drug-induction (or substance-induction).
    • A. 

      Substance abuse

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Withdrawal

  • 10. 
    - A Depressant- Depresses brain centers- Initial feelings of elation and euphoria soon give way to depression- High levels in blood may lead to death- people use because it makes them happy; however, continual use, dramatically changes the picture
    • A. 

      Short term effects of Alcohol related disorders

    • B. 

      Long-term effects of Alcohol related disorders

    • C. 

      Effects of Alcohol related disorders

  • 11. 
    - Alcoholism- Black outs- Destroyed brain cells, causing  cirrhosis (damage to the liver)
    • A. 

      Short-Term effects of Alcohol related disorders

    • B. 

      Long-Term effects of Alcohol related disorders

    • C. 

      Effects of Alcohol related disorders

  • 12. 
    - cause generalized depression of CNS and a slowing down of responses.- relax or calm a person.- Anti-Anxiety drugs- Opiates or narcotics including morphine, heroin and codeine.- Barbiturates or sleeping substances
    • A. 

      Hallucinogens

    • B. 

      Stimulants

    • C. 

      Depressants or Sedatives

  • 13. 
    - Stimulate CNS or brain centers, inducing elation, agitation, and act as appetite suppressants.- Amphetamines, Caffeine & Narcotics, Cocaine & Crack
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      LSD

    • C. 

      Sedatives

  • 14. 
    - Marijuana, LSD, PCP
    • A. 

      Sedatives

    • B. 

      Stimulants

    • C. 

      Hallucinogens (Mind altering drugs)

  • 15. 
    Etiology of Substance -Related Disorders:- Some Evidence pointing to genetic factors- Familial Alcoholism: involves genetic and heredity factors- Non-Familial Alcoholism: involves environmental factors- Efforts is made to locate the gene(s) responsible for alcoholism
    • A. 

      Biogenic (Biological Explanations)

    • B. 

      Psychodynamic (Psychoanalytic) & Personality Explanation

    • C. 

      Sociocultural Explanations

  • 16. 
    Etiology of Substance -Related Disorders:- Childhood trauma and fixation in the oral stage may cause alcoholism.- Alcohol provides oral gratifications and satisfies dependency needs.- Some personality characters such as antisocial personality and depression are contributing factors.
    • A. 

      Psychodynamic (Psychoanalytic) and Personality Explanation

    • B. 

      Sociocultural Explanations

    • C. 

      Behavioral Explanations

  • 17. 
    Etiology of Substance -Related Disorders:- Drinking in learned- Alcohol serves to reduce anxiety and tension- Relapse 
    • A. 

      Sociocultural Explanations

    • B. 

      Behavior Explanation

    • C. 

      Biogenic (Biological) Explanation

  • 18. 
    Refers to the removal of the abusive substances and long-term maintenance without it.
    • A. 

      Detoxification

    • B. 

      Treatment

    • C. 

      Recovery

  • 19. 
    Known as "Pep Pills"
    • A. 

      Anti-psychotic Drugs

    • B. 

      Buspar

    • C. 

      Amphetamines

  • 20. 
    Categorized as minor Tranquilizers
    • A. 

      Anti-psychotic drugs

    • B. 

      Buspar, Xanax among others...

    • C. 

      Anti-Anxiety Drugs

  • 21. 
    Categorized as Major Tranquilizers.
    • A. 

      Anti-Psychotic Drugs

    • B. 

      Buspar, Xanax, among others...

    • C. 

      Anti-Anxiety Drugs

  • 22. 
    Considered as "Uppers"
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Barbiturates

    • C. 

      Hallucinogens

  • 23. 
    Considered as "downers"
    • A. 

      Barbiturates

    • B. 

      Opium

    • C. 

      Depressants

  • 24. 
    Considered as "Sleeping Substances"
    • A. 

      Barbiturates

    • B. 

      Depressants

    • C. 

      Opium

  • 25. 
    Considered as "Narcotics"
    • A. 

      Opium & its Derivatives

    • B. 

      Hallucinogens

    • C. 

      Stimulants

  • 26. 
    Considered as "mind altering drugs"
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Hallucinogens

    • C. 

      Barbiturates

  • 27. 
    Showing maladaptive behavior after drug taking
    • A. 

      Intoxication

    • B. 

      High

    • C. 

      Tweeking

  • 28. 
    Each drug can result in an:
    • A. 

      Short term effects or Long term effects

    • B. 

      Abuse Disorder or Dependency order

    • C. 

      Tolerance or Withdrawal