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Guide to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor Final Exam

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Question 1 1. The psychological theory of alcoholism focuses on the idea that drinking

Question 2 2. When does the use of a substance become abuse?

Question 3 3. The biopsychosocial theory combines psychological and social theory. The 'bio' aspect adds what to the other two theories?

Question 4 4. If a person is an addict, then in psychological terms they have a(n) _____.

Question 5 5. Why is medication sometimes not the solution for drug dependency?

Question 6 6. What is the relationship between drug abuse, skeletal muscles and acute renal failure?

Question 7 7. Sammy approaches addiction from a biological standpoint. Which of the following is Sammy most likely to recommend to a person with a substance use disorder?

Question 8 8. Which of the following are factors that can contribute to the possibility of developing an addiction?

Question 9 9. Drug users that rely on needles may develop flesh eating disease, more technically called:

Question 10 10. Support services can

Question 11 11. Tony has been abusing on salvia. He constantly feels like he is trapped on a wheel outside of time. What type of abuse would this define?

Question 12 12. After a car accident four years ago, Sandra was prescribed opioid based painkillers for a back injury. Despite having fully healed within a few weeks of her accident, Sandra lied to her doctor about her pain and continued to take the pills for over a year because she enjoyed the high that she got off of them. After her doctor realized that Sandra was abusing the medication, he discontinued her prescriptions. Since then, Sandra has been acquiring the drugs through an illegal dealer and requires a higher dose to achieve the same high that she had enjoyed before. Sandra is exhibiting signs of_____

Question 13 13. A cognitive-behavioral therapist would be MOST focused on _____.

Question 14 14. Alcohol is primarily metabolized in

Question 15 15. Why is vasoconstriction potentially so dangerous?

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