Substance Abuse Disorders

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Substance Abuse Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 10, Dr. Jones


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Substance dependence is NOT:
    • A. 

      A more severe form of substance-use disorders

    • B. 

      A marked physiological need for increasing amounts of a substance to achieve the desired effects

    • C. 

      Continued use despite a persistant social, psychological, ocupational, or health problem

    • D. 

      Showing tolerance for a drug and experience withdrawal when they don't use

  • 2. 
    Substance-Abuse disorder showing clinically diagnosable symptoms must show ___ symptom(s) in a _____-month period
    • A. 

      2;6

    • B. 

      1;12

    • C. 

      2;12

    • D. 

      1;6

  • 3. 
    Substance-Dependence Disorder showing clinically diagnosable symptoms must show ____ symptom(s) in a ____- month period
    • A. 

      2;12

    • B. 

      3;12

    • C. 

      3;6

    • D. 

      2;6

  • 4. 
    Substance-Abuse disorder presents all the criteria below EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Recurrent substance abuse that results in a failure to fulfill some major role obligation

    • B. 

      Recurrent use in dangerous situations

    • C. 

      Legal problems

    • D. 

      A desire to cut down or stop using

  • 5. 
    Organic impairment occurs in alcohol dependence but not binge drinkers since they have periods of sobriety
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statments about alcohol is NOT true:
    • A. 

      If the person is obviously drunk, their judgement is already impaired

    • B. 

      Alcohol is addictive

    • C. 

      Alcohol is a stimulant and a depressant

    • D. 

      Weed is more dangerous than alcohol

  • 7. 
    Physical withdrawal from alcohol is _____ than/to withdrawal from heroin
    • A. 

      Worse

    • B. 

      Better

    • C. 

      Equal to

    • D. 

      Not covered by insurance

  • 8. 
    People who abuse alcohol have difficulty absorbing vitamins and have lower levels of _______
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      B12

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Thiamine

  • 9. 
    Alcohol withdrawal delirium (delirium tremens) is a reaction happeing after a long drinking spree and full blown symptoms include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Inability to recognize family and friends

    • B. 

      Seeing fast mooving animals like rats or roaches

    • C. 

      Strong thumping heartbeat

    • D. 

      Tremors in tongue and lips

  • 10. 
    After alcohol withdrawal delirium, patient will probably:
    • A. 

      Sleep for 3-6 days, resume drinking

    • B. 

      Are scared enough to stop drinking permanately

    • C. 

      Has many residual symptoms from the delirium

    • D. 

      Resume drinking after a couple of months

  • 11. 
    "Korsakoff's syndrome" presents with everthing EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Anterograde amnesia

    • B. 

      Patient's lack of interest in "filling in memory gaps"

    • C. 

      B1 deficiency

    • D. 

      Intact executive functioning

    • E. 

      Delirium and Delusions

  • 12. 
    Which kid is more likely to be an alcoholic
    • A. 

      Boy of non-alcoholic adopted parents but alcoholic biological mother

    • B. 

      Girl of non-alcoholic adopted parents but alcoholic biological father

    • C. 

      Boy of non-alcoholic biological parents

    • D. 

      You

  • 13. 
    Alcohol flush reaction effects:
    • A. 

      Asians

    • B. 

      Austrialians

    • C. 

      African Americans

    • D. 

      Everyone

  • 14. 
    Treatment objectives for alcohol abuse EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Detoxification

    • B. 

      Physical rehabilitation

    • C. 

      Control over alcohol abuse behavior

    • D. 

      Changing distorted beliefs

  • 15. 
    All alcohol treatments share a goal of abstinence from alcohol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which drug could be beneficial in reducing withdrawal symptoms for individuals with alcohol abuse however transfers the addiction to the drug instead of removing it.
    • A. 

      Tranquilizers

    • B. 

      Valium

    • C. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • D. 

      Anabuse

  • 17. 
    Which of these drugs is considered a sedative?
    • A. 

      Amphetamines

    • B. 

      Valium

    • C. 

      Barbiturates

    • D. 

      Morphine

  • 18. 
    Which of these drugs is considered an Opiate?
    • A. 

      Barbiturates

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Cocaine

    • D. 

      Hashish

  • 19. 
    Which of these drugs is considered an Anti-anxiety drug?
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      LSD

    • C. 

      Xanax

    • D. 

      Codeine

  • 20. 
    Which of these drugs is NOT considered a Hallucinogen?
    • A. 

      Cannabis

    • B. 

      LSD

    • C. 

      Mescaline

    • D. 

      Heroin

  • 21. 
    Overproductions of endorphins lead to craving for narcotics
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Opiate use increases sex drive
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which drug is used to treat heroin addiction?
    • A. 

      Methadone

    • B. 

      Buprenorphine

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 24. 
    Narcotics speed up the CNS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Heroin- related hospital admissions are higher than cocaine-related hospital admissions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Opiates
    • A. 

      Stimualte the cortex of the brain, inducing sleeplessness and excitement

    • B. 

      Do not stimulate the cortex of the brain inducing sleeplessness and excitement

    • C. 

      Accentuate sexual feelings

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    Amphetamines
    • A. 

      Were prescribed by doctors to counteract barbiurates or other sleeping pills.

    • B. 

      Assist people in losing weight

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 28. 
    Amphetamines are still being prescribed to kids with ADHD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Binge drinders experience brain shrinkage more so than consistant drinkers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Alcohol abuse
    • A. 

      Reduces sexual inhibition

    • B. 

      Increases sexual performance

    • C. 

      Is more prevalent in minorities including the Asian population

    • D. 

      Reduces the ability to engage in rational thought and conversations

  • 31. 
    Higher levels of alcohol stimulates brain cells and activates the brain's pleasure areas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    "Korsakoff's syndrome"
    • A. 

      Prsents with memory defects, particularly anterograde memory

    • B. 

      Drug therapy including chlordiazepoxide assist with symptom reduction

    • C. 

      Is a opiate related psychosis

    • D. 

      Results in death from convulsions and heart failure in about 10% of alcohol abusers

  • 33. 
    Opiate antagonist treatment is more effective then Anabuse in Alcohol abuse
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
                                                     is a therapy not requiring the client to abstain from drinking entirely
    • A. 

      Brief Motivational Intervention

    • B. 

      Skills Training procedure

    • C. 

      Group and Family therapy

    • D. 

      Pharmacology

  • 35. 
    Benzodiazepines are
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Anti-Anxiety

    • C. 

      Narcotics

    • D. 

      Sedatives

  • 36. 
    Opium is
    • A. 

      A narcotic

    • B. 

      A sedative

    • C. 

      A stimulant

    • D. 

      A hallucinogen

  • 37. 
    Barbiturates are
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Anti-Anxiety drugs

    • C. 

      Pain Medication

    • D. 

      Sedatives

  • 38. 
    Methamphetamine is
    • A. 

      An Opiate

    • B. 

      A Stimulant

    • C. 

      A Sedative

    • D. 

      A Hallucinogen

  • 39. 
    Fulmer and Lapidus believe
    • A. 

      Pleasure is the most widespread reason for opiate abuse and dependence

    • B. 

      Escapist behavior is the single most reason for opiate abuse and dependence

    • C. 

      Substance abuse such as smoking, drinking and the use of drugs are related to the "sensation seeking" personality characteristic