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Substance Abuse

1.  Maladaptive pattern of substance use can lead to a failure to fulfill major roles and obligations.
A) True
B) False
2.  People that die from alcohol related illnesses and accidents lose an average of 24 years off their lives.
A) True
B) False
3.  Most alcoholics and drug users do not receive treatment for their addictions.
A) True
B) False
4.  The disease model essentially states that addiction is more closely related to an illness of which one has little control, compared to a behavior that one chooses to enact.
A) True
B) False
5.  Biological models of addiction believe that people addicted to drugs or alcohol has a biological abnormality that causes them to become addicted.
A) True
B) False
6.  Alcohol abuse differs from alcoholism in that it does not include an extremely strong craving for alcohol, loss of control over drinking, or physical dependence.
A) True
B) False
7.  It is important to assess the patient’s current use of alcohol or drugs by exploring the frequency and quantity of use.
A) True
B) False
8.  Detoxification usually lasts from 3-7 days.
A) True
B) False
9.  The goal of residential treatment is to help the client achieve and sustain long-term sobriety.
A) True
B) False
10.  Outpatient treatment programs are designed for patients who do not require a more structured environment to maintain sobriety and who are not in acute withdrawal.
A) True
B) False
11.  Aftercare is the care given to patients after the initial treatment has ended.
A) True
B) False
12.  Duel Diagnosis occurs when the patient suffers from more than one disorder.
A) True
B) False
13.  Co-occurring disorders are not common.
A) True
B) False
14.  Can Alcoholism Be Cured?
A) yes
B) no
15.  Cocaine causes the body's blood vessels to become narrow, constricting the flow of blood.
A) True
B) False
16.  Anabolic steroids can weaken the immune system.
A) True
B) False
17.  No single treatment is appropriate for all individuals.
A) True
B) False
18.  Remaining in treatment for an adequate period of time is critical for treatment effectiveness.
A) True
B) False

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