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Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Dependency

Alcohol's effects vary from person to person, depending on a variety of factors, including:

How much and how often you drink Your age Your health status and Your family history All of these

There are no FDA-approved medications to treat addiction to ayahuasca or other hallucinogens.

True False

A powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America is:

Cocaine Mitragynine GHB LSD

FDA approved behavioural therapies to treat cocaine are:

Cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT) 12-Step facilitation therapy Both a and b None of these

A depressant approved for use in the treatment of narcolepsy, a disorder that causes daytime "sleep attacks" is:

Cocaine Mitragynine GHB LSD

Possible health problems due to the long term use of inhalants are:

Increased risk of pneumonia Liver and kidney damage Sudden sniffing death due to heart failure All of these

An opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance extracted from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant:

Ketamine Heroin Morphine GHB

Inhalants do not include:

Ether and chloroform Permanent markers and spray paint Hair or deodorant sprays Ketamine

A dissociative drug used as an anesthetic in veterinary practice is:

Heroin Morphine Ketamine GHB

Dissociative drugs are _______ that cause the user to feel detached from reality.

Anesthetic Hallucinogens Opioid drug None of these

Kratom is a tropical deciduous tree (Mitragyna speciosa) native to Southeast Asia, with leaves that contain ______,a psychoactive (mind-altering) opioid.

Cathinone and Cathine Mitragynine GHB LSD

Herbal Speedball, Biak-biak, Ketum, Kahuam, Ithang, Thom are the street names for:

Khat Ketamine Kratom None of these

A hallucinogen manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.

LSD Heroin Morphine GHB

3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine is the scientific name for:


Tranquilizers and Depressants are :

Prescription Opioids Prescription Stimulants Prescription Sedatives None of these

Man-made substances used to treat conditions caused by low levels of hormones in the body and abused to enhance athletic and sexual performance and physical appearance are:

Steroids Salvias PCP None of these

A wide variety of herbal mixtures that is misleadingly called "synthetic marijuana" and marketed as a "natural,""safe," legal alternative to marijuana :

LSD Heroin Morphine Synthetic cannabinoid

Some athletes and bodybuilders abuse ______ drugs to boost performance or improve their physical appearance.

LSD Heroin Anabolic steroids GHB

‘Taking doses of steroids for a period of time, stopping for a time, and then restarting’,is known as:

Cycling Stacking Pyramiding All of these

Several things affect how people react to anabolic steroid use including gender and age.True or False?

True False

People who abuse steroids may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop use, including:

Mood swings and restlessness Fatigue and loss of appetite Decreased sex drive All of these

An arm of the United States Government that spends a large amount of resources providing information on substance abuse trends in society and shows the importance of maintaining knowledge of such trends is:

FDA SAMHSA NSDU None of these

The illicit drug use estimate for 2015 continues to be driven primarily by _______ use, with 22.2 million users aged 12 or older.

Prescription pain relievers Heroin Marijuana Anabolic steroids

For men, binge alcohol use is defined in NSDUH as drinking ________on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.

4 or more drinks 5 or more 10 or more None of these

For NSDUH, people are defined as needing substance use treatment if:

They met the criteria for having(SUD)substance use disorder in the past year They received substance use treatment at a specialty facility in the past year Either a or b None of these

The criteria for dependence or abuse for alcohol or illicit drugs is specified in :


An estimated 9.8 million adults in the nation had a serious mental illness(SMI)in the past year, representing ________ percent of all U.S. adults in 2015.

10 5 20 4

Based on DSM-V criteria, if adults and youth had a period of 2 weeks or longer in the past 12 months when they experienced a depressed mood,then they are experiencing a:

Major depressive episode(MDE) Serious mental illness (SMI) Any mental illness(AMI) None of these

NSDUH is an annual survey of the civilian,non institutionalized population of the United States aged12 years old or older.True or False?

True False

NSDUH is conducted in _______ phases.

3 5 2 4

NSDUH collects data using audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI).True or False?

True False

Speciality treatment refers to substance use treatment at:

A hospital(only as an inpatient) A drug or alcohol rehabilitation facility (as an inpatient or outpatient) A mental health center. All of these

The number of current misusers of pain relievers was second to marijuana among specific illicit drugs.True or False?

True False

Which one of the Prescription drugs is misused less, according to a NSDUH report in 2015 :

Pain relievers Sedatives Tranquilizers Stimulants

Heroin use is not as common as the use of other illicit drugs.True or False?

True False

Current heroin users in 2015 corresponds to about --- percent of the population aged 12 or older.

22.2 50 0.1 33.3

LSD, PCP, Peyote, Mescaline,psilocybin mushrooms, “Ecstasy, ketamine, DMT/AMT/“Foxy,” and Salvia divinorum are grouped under the category of:

Hallucinogens Inhalants Prescription pain relievers Stimulants

Current use of inhalants in 2015 was more common among _________ age group than among people in other age groups.

Children below 12 years old Adults aged 26 or older Young adults aged 18 to 25 Adolescents aged 12 to 17

Misuse of psychotherapeutics drugs is defined as:

Use without a prescription of one’s own Use in greater amounts than is prescribed Use longer than prescribed All of these

“Psychotherapeutics” is the category name given to the prescription drugs:

Pain relievers Tranquilizers Stimulants and sedatives All of these

________use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

Tobacco Pain relievers Inhalants None of these

Among the 30.2 million daily smokers aged 12 or older in 2015, 12.4 million reported smoking _______cigarettes per day.

10 3 16 or more Less than 10

Heavy alcohol use is defined as :

Drinking five or more drinkson the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days Binge drinking on 5 or more days in the past 30 days Drinking four or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days None of these

Possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited to individuals:

Younger than 21 Older than 80 Both a and b None of these

About _______ of underage binge alcohol users were heavy drinkers.

Half One third One fourth None of these

Smaller numbers of people in 2015 had disorders in the past year related to their use of___________.

Pain relievers Cocaine or heroin Alcohol Marijuana

SUDs are higher related to the use of____________.

Pain relievers Cocaine or heroin Alcohol Marijuana

Treatment or counseling received for illicit drug or alcohol use or for medical problems associated with the use ofillicit drugs or alcohol is called:

Mental health counseling Substance use treatment Major depressive episode(MDE) None of these

Receipt of substance use treatment at a specialty facility is defined as:

Substance use treatment a respondent received at a hospital, or a drug or alcohol rehabilitation facility or a mental health center. A document related to the substance use treatment. Both a and b None of these

Adults with any mental illness (AMI) were defined as having ________ that substantially interfered with or limited one or more major life activities.

Substance use disorder (SUD) Serious mental illness (SMI) Substance use treatment None of these

Any mental illness(AMI)and Serious mental illness (SMI) are mutually exclusive categories.True/False?

True False

The collection of data for making estimates of AMI and SMI began in:

2008 2017 2015 None of these

Higher percentages of adults with AMI received mental health services in the years in:

2016 and 2017 2002 and 2008 2013 and 2014 None of these

Co-occurring disorders is referred to as:

Existence of SUDs only Existence of AMI, SMI, and major depressive episode[MDE] only The coexistence of both a mental disorder and an SUD None of these

Howard Kaplan (1980) tested and found _______ “explanatory perspectives” for the adoption of substance abuse among adolescence.

Two Five Four None of these

Contributors to substance abuse include:

Self-devaluation and peer influence Poor social control and earlier substance abuse Both a and b None of these

Patterns of substance abuse are different depending on factors such as:

Class structure and socialization Lifestyle and drug availability Both a and b None of these

Genograms is an assessment tool to evaluate intergenerational patterns of behaviors and diseases. True or False?

True False

Identifying substance abuse and dependence, if they exist, is a key to successful treatment.True or False?

True False

Drugs that are taken in excess have in common the direct activation of :

The brain reward system Entire body Heart None of these

The CAGE score indicates alcohol problems if the total score is:

1 or more 2 or more 4 None of these

Models of treatment for substance abuse depend on various factors, including:

The training orientation of the provider The severity of the use and or addiction Age of the user and circumstances under which the use occurs All of these

Which one is only the first stage of addiction treatment.

Medical detoxification Family counseling Vocational rehabilitation None of these

No single treatment is appropriate for all individuals.True or False?

True False

For most patients, the threshold of significant improvement is reached at about ------- months in treatment.

12 6 3 None of these

Buproprion is effective for persons addicted to :

Alcohol Nicotine Stimulants None of these

Which one is effective for some opiate addicts and some patients with co-occurring alcohol dependence.

Naltrexone Buproprion Methadone LAAM

Behavioral and Cognitive Treatment Methods are not typically effective in:

Individuals Families Groups Social Systems

Which one of the treatment methods is effective in social systems:

Behavioral Cognitive Psychosocial Medical

Susan Sampl, and Ronald Kadden of the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine provide a treatment approach for adolescents using :

Marijuana Cocaine Methamphetamine None of these

The rate of the daily use of marijuana is higher than the daily rate of :

Cocaine Alcohol Methamphetamine None of these

Which one is the most widely used and most readily available illicit psychoactive substance in the United States.

Marijuana Cocaine Methamphetamine Heroin

CBT attempts to help patients recognize, avoid, and cope with a range of problems and problematic behaviors associated with the abuse of:

Marijuana Cocaine Methamphetamine None of these

CBT’s critical components are:

Audio computer- assisted self-interviewing Functional analysis and skills training All of the these None of these

The patient's thoughts, feelings, and circumstances before and after the cocaine use is identified in:

Audio computer- assisted self-interviewing Functional analysis Skills training None of these

A highly individualized training program that helps cocaine abusers unlearn old habits associated with cocaine abuse and learn or relearn healthier habits is…

Audio computer- assisted self-interviewing Functional analysis Skills training None of these

The core of CBT is to:

Teach coping skills Foster the motivation for abstinence Change reinforcement contingencies Improve interpersonal functioning

Parameters of CBT are:

Format and length Settings Patients All of these

The key active ingredients that distinguish CBT from other therapies, include the following:

Functional analyses of substance abuse Individualized training Encouragement and review of extra-session All of these

A system of psychotherapy that attempts to reduce excessive emotional reactions and self-defeating behavior by modifying the faulty or erroneous thinking and maladaptive beliefs that underlie these reactions is:

CBT Marlatt's Relapse Prevention The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) Beck's Cognitive Therapy

CBT was adapted from:

Marlatt's Relapse Prevention The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) Beck's Cognitive Therapy None of these

The treatment strategy based on principles of motivational psychology and is designed to produce rapid, internally motivated change is:

Motivational interviewing Marlatt's Relapse Prevention The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) Beck's Cognitive Therapy

The organizations that use the “Twelve Steps” program that involves spiritual principles, and the strength of the peer support group, are:

Alcoholics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous Both a and b None of these

Women with substance use disorders have higher rates of co -occurring psychiatric disorders than men. True or False?

True False

The intervention methods that have been used successfully to manage depressive symptoms in substance abuse treatment are:

Behavioral and cognitive–behavioral method Supportive and expressive 12-Step facilitation and motivational interviewing All of these

One of the most important risk factors for the development of substance use disorders, and the development of depressive symptoms is:

Stress Hypothyroidism B-12 deficiency Low energy

The most frequently used psychological treatment in the United States and uses direct measures to reduce or eliminate symptoms is:

Motivational interviewing Supportive psychotherapy Cognitive–behavioral method 12- Step facilitation

Picking the best clinical option available for a given client in a given context based on the best current information is:

12 - Step facilitation CBT Evidence-Based Thinking None of these

The professional responsibilities of a substance abuse counselor include:

Facilitating and guiding clients in their recoveries Treatment planning and counseling Education, and relapse prevention All of these

The unconscious (underlying) use of past experience with similar individuals or in similar situations to shape reactions to a new person or social situation is:

Treatment planning and counseling Education, and relapse prevention Transference (by the client) and counter transference Screening and assessment