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Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Dependency

Which of the following fall under the category of stimulants:

Hashish and Marijuana Barbiturates and Methaqualone PCP and LCD Amphetamines and Cocaine

Which of the following is not a side effect of smoking marijuana?

Slowed thinking Increased anxiety Improved memory Increased heart rate

"Magic Mushroom," "Purple Passion" and "Shrooms" are street names for which of the following:

Psilocybin Mescaline Opium Cocaine None of the above

Which one is the familiar name for synthetic substances related to the male sex hormones?

tetrahydrogestrinone Anabolic Steroids Testosterone None of these

The risks of using Anabolic Steroids are so minimal that athletes can use them without risking their health.

True False

The behavioral syndrome “muscle dysmorphia” may contribute to:

The elimination of anabolic steroid use The use of anabolic steroids One thinking they look better than they do One thinking they look weak and puny in spite of being muscular Both b & d

'Taking multiple doses of steroids over a specific period of time, stopping for a period, and starting again', this method of steroid abuse is known as:

cycling stacking pyramiding None of these

Steroid abuse cause liver tumors in which blood-filled cysts form in the liver is known as:

Testicular atrophy Peliosis hepatis Gynecomastia None of these

Training program for preventing steroid abuse among adolescent girls on sports teams is:

ATLAS ATHENA Both a and b None of these

The four types of prescription-type drugs group into a category referred to as :

Inhalants Psilocybin mushrooms Psychotherapeutics

Which illicit drug is used by the most people:

Marijuana Methamphetamines Cocaine Hallucinogens

Illicit drugs are used by a higher percentage of what age group:

14-15 year-olds 16-17 year-olds 18-20 year-olds 21-25 year-olds

As opposed to popular opinion, more girls between the ages of 12 and 17 use marijuana than boys of the same age.

True False

The estimates for the prevalence of alcohol use levels are reported as:

Current (past month) use Binge use Heavy use All of these

Driving under the influence of alcohol was reported the highest rate of what age group(in 2012):

Aged 12 or older Aged 65 or older Aged 18 to 25 21-25 year-olds

The youth prevention-related measures of substance use include:

Risk of substance use and its availability Disapproval from parents and peers Fighting or delinquent behavior All of these

Most easily available illicit drug is:

LSD Heroin Marijuana Cocaine

An individual is defined as needing treatment for an alcohol or drug use problem if he or she met the criteria specified in:

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV) National institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism None of these

A study sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that surveys students in the 9th through 12th in classrooms during the spring of each year is:

Monitoring the Future (MTF) Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) NSDUH None of these

Studies show the precise reasons why people abuse drugs:

True False

The following is not one of Kaplan's "explanatory perspectives" for the adoption of substance abuse among adolescents?

Self-devaluation Peer influence Poor social control Poverty Earlier substance abuse

Symptoms of Substance Dependence include:

An increase in tolerance for the drug Withdrawals An increase in the amount taken Continued use in spite of negative effects All of the above

Which of the following does not fit the criteria for a diagnosis of substance abuse according to the DSM IV-TR:

Significant impairment or distress Recurrent use when it it physically hazardous The symptoms have met the criteria of dependence Recurrent substance use and legal problems

There were less than 20 million people who were diagnosed as having substance dependence or abuse in 2004.

True False

The CAGE questionnaire is used to:

Determine if alcohol use needs to be further explored. Find out if a person is currently under the influence of cocaine. Determine if a person should be placed in a locked drug rehab.

The screening test that can be used to assess the level of alcohol use and dependence are:

CAGE questionnaire Michigan Alcohol Screening Test(MAST) PDFA Assessment All of the above

No single treatment approach is appropriate for all individuals:

True False

Most commonly used forms of Behavioral therapies of the drug abuse treatment are:

Individual therapy Family therapy Group counseling All of these

Medications approved for treating alcohol dependence are:

Methadone Buprenorphine Naltrexone and Disulfiram All of these

Long-term drug use results in significant changes in brain function that can persist long after the individual stops using drugs.

True False

SBIRT shows to be effective against the treatment for:

Tobacco Alcohol Both a and b None of these

A withdrawal syndrome in newborns called neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is due to the prenatal use of :

Opioids Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana

Which medication option for opioid dependence during pregnancy ,has been shown to produce fewer NAS symptoms in babies :

Methadone Buprenorphine Disulfiram None of these All of the above

The most prominent self-help group are based on :

12-step model TC AA None of these

The best-known residential treatment model is :

Behavioral therapies 12-step model Therapeutic community (TC) None of these

A synthetic opioid antagonist, which blocks opioid receptors that are involved in the rewarding effects of drinking and the craving for alcohol:

Methadone Buprenorphine Bupropion Naltrexone

Which model provides a framework for engaging stimulant (e.g., methamphetamine and cocaine) abusers in treatment.

Matrix Model Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) Assertive Continuing Care (ACC) Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) model

The Cognitive-Behavior coping skills treatment (CBT) approach to cocaine addiction includes functional analysis which considers which of the following about the patient before and after drug use?

Thoughts Feelings Circumstances All of these

The cognitive and behavioral therapies similar to CBT are:

Beck's Cognitive Therapy Community Reinforcement Approach Motivational Enhancement Therapy All of these

Emergency room protocol for treating the physical symptoms of methamphetamine overdose includes:

Ice baths for hyperthermia Anticonvulsant drugs for convulsions Both a and b None of these

What percentage of people who seek help for Alcohol and Drug Abuse also report symptoms of depression?

Alcohol 20%, Drugs 30% Alcohol 30%, Drugs 40% Alcohol 40%, Drugs 60% Alcohol 50%, Drugs 40%

All substance abuse treatment clients should be screened for depressive symptoms.

True False

Although important to treat, depressive symptoms are not likely to affect a client’s treatment participation.

True False

Which of the following are myths about suicidal thoughts a counselor should be aware of when providing treatment?

Client will not make a suicide attempt if they promise the counselor to not harm themselves. Talking about suicidal thoughts will put the idea in a client's head and make the problem worse. Changing a client's perception of the events in their life will change their suicidality. A client is not at risk of suicide unless they can describe a plan All of the above

In which of the following ways can depressive symptoms affect treatment?

Difficulty in concentrating and integrating materials Trouble keeping appointments Lack for perceived ability or motivation to change Belief that he or she is beyond help All of the above

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 known as :

Active listening Motivation Transference and Counter-transference Cognitive-behavioral techniques

The screening tools for depressive symptoms that do not assess suicidality are:

Beck Depression Inventory(BDI-II) Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale Transference Both a and b

Emphasizing the client’s responsibility to talk about ambivalence toward making a change, to voice personal goals and values, and to make choices among options for change is part of what counseling technique?

Active listening Motivation Cognitive-behavioral Conflict Resolution

Teaching clients to monitor and record instances of their negative thoughts and mental images so as to realize the connection between their thoughts, feelings, and behavior is part of what counseling technique?

gestalk Active listerning Cognitive-behavioral Strength-based

Which of the following is not a helpful skill or techniques while applying treatment approaches and interventions?

Counter-transference Creating a therapeutic alliance Motivation Cognitive-behavioral techniques

Legal drugs that damage the mind and body:

Marijuana Alcohol and nicotine Cocaine None of these

A commonly abused drug found in some cough and cold medications:

Cocaine Marijuana MDMA Dextromethorphan

Steroid abuse can cause skin problems like:

Acne Cysts Oily hair and skin All of these

Medically assisted detoxification is only the first stage of addiction treatment and by itself does little to change long-term drug abuse.True/false?

True False

Drugs which cannot be grouped under the hallucinogens category are:

LSD Psilocybin mushrooms Gasoline and cleaning fluids "Ecstasy" (MDMA)

There were no statistically significant differences in the rates of current illicit drug use between 2002 and 2012 for any of the racial/ethnic groups:

True False

The 54.0 percent of nonmedical users, got the pain relievers they most recently used from:

A friend or relative for free A doctor A drug dealer or other stranger None of these

which type of tobacco is termed "smokeless tobacco".

Pipe tobacco Snuff Cigarette All of these

Use of smokeless tobacco in the past month in 2012 among persons aged 12 or older was highest in :

Large metropolitan areas Small metropolitan areas Nonmetropolitan areas None of these

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),none of the substance use initiation that occurred at age :

11 12 to 17 18 to 25 10 or younger

Based on 2009-2012 combined data,the main reasons that the persons aged 12 or older did not receive illicit drug or alcohol use treatment at a specialty facility are:

Not ready to stop using No health coverage and could not afford cost Possible negative effect on job Concern that receiving treatment might cause neighbors/community to have a negative opinion All of the above

YRBS(Youth Risk Behavior Survey) data for the combined grades 9 through 12 showed decreases in past month alcohol use and cigarette use in 2011.True/False?

True False

Distinct social groups tend to use different drugs, depending on factors such as :

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

The co-dependence in families:

Encourages their loved one to stop using drugs Encourages substance abuse of their loved one Is a significant contributor to continued substance abuse both b and c

Disagreement between the mother and father in child rearing,predict future substance abuse of an adolescent.True/False?

True False

A total score of _____  on the CAGE is considered clinically significant.

0 1 2 or greater None of these

Item responses on the CAGE are scored :

1 0 or 1 5 None of these

According to NIDA's Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment, for treatment to be effective, it must address the individual’s:

Drug abuse Legal problems Psychological problems All of these

Drug Addiction Treatment must be appropriate to:

The individual's age and gender Ethnicity Culture All of these

Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has proven effective in combating :


Which statement is NOT TRUE about Drug treatment:

It is a short-term, one-time treatment Treatment can occur in a variety of settings It lasts for different lengths of time It is a long-term process that involves multiple interventions and regular monitoring.

The core of CBT is:

Foster management of painful affects Teach coping skills Change reinforcement contingencies None of these

According to CBT,the patients who are able to attain _____ weeks of continuous abstinence from cocaine during the 12-week treatment period are generally able to maintain good outcome during the 12 months after treatment ends.

1 week 2 weeks 3 or more weeks 3 or more days

Medical conditions that may also have depressive symptoms include:

Hypothyroidism B-12 deficiency Both a and b None of these

Which one is a false statement about depressive symptoms:

Substance use can cover up depressive symptoms Both substance abuse and depressive symptoms need to be treated concurrently Untreated depressive symptoms can influence the client's response to substance abuse treatment Depressive symptoms can precede, follow, or co-occur with substance abuse symptoms None of these, they are all true.

The strategies that are described in the work of Miller and Rollnick on motivational interviewing includes:

Educating clients about depression and depression recovery Testing negative beliefs against reality Developing coping strategies Motivating the client to change All of these

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

Evidence-based thinking Motivational interviewing Cognitive behavioral therapy None of these

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

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) Expressive (affectively based) therapies Supportive therapy

An excellent resource for integrated treatment planning is:

The American Society of Addiction Medicine's patient placement criteria ASAM's PPC-2R (ASAM, 2001) DSM-IV Both a and b None of these

Some special considerations related to treatment termination with a depressed client are:

Continuing care Reactivation Preparation Counselor's reaction to treatment termination All of the above