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Counseling for Substance Abuse Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To determine what needs to be done with the client, a rehab counselor will

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. What is the difference between substance abuse and dependence?

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

Question 5 5. Drug users that rely on needles may develop flesh eating disease, more technically called:

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Question 6 6. Why is medication sometimes not the solution for drug dependency?

Question 7 7. What is methadone used for?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a cause of addiction?

Question 9 9. Patty is a sociocultural therapist. An addict comes to her for treatment. Which of the following is Patty most likely to do?

Question 10 10.

John consumes alcohol. He is seen as having less cognitive capacity available to process all on-going information.

What is John's present level of using alcohol?

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Question 11 11. When does the use of a substance become abuse?

Question 12 12. Lisa enjoys eating fast food and pizza on almost a daily basis. There are times when she orders a large pizza and eats the entire pizza by herself, almost before she knows what she has done. She knows this behavior is harming her health but she is unable to control her need to consume more food. Lisa's habit is an example of:

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Joanna has abused alcohol regularly and will most likely die from withdrawal. What treatment option would be best for her?

Question 15 15. Larry and Moe enjoy a trip to Soaring Eagle Casino once a month to play slot machines. Larry is careful to take out as much money as he is willing to lose and only plays slots as long as he still has money. However, Moe will continue to withdraw money from his checking account or credit cards hoping for the big win. Moe also goes to the casino without telling anyone at least once a week by himself, spending even more money than he can afford to lose. Why would Moe's behavior be considered an addiction while Larry's would not?

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Question 16 16. Severe alcohol withdrawal

Question 17 17. Eclectic theory uses

Question 18 18. Support services can

Question 19 19. Uma is a therapist that believes psychodynamic treatments are the most effective. Which of the following treatments would Uma most likely try with an addict?

Question 20 20. Jimmy has abused marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and meth, but most of the time he uses marijuana. He is NOT given a diagnosis of polysubstance abuse. Why?

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Question 21 21. Steven has trouble regulating his alcohol consumption at parties, and his friends and family have begun to notice he drinks too much. Steven would be described as a:

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Training involves

Question 24 24. Cocaine and other drugs may cause a heart attack due to:

Question 25 25. Which of the following are factors that can contribute to the possibility of developing an addiction?

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Question 26 26. Alcohol is primarily metabolized in

Question 27 27. The biopsychosocial theory combines psychological and social theory. The 'bio' aspect adds what to the other two theories?

Question 28 28. A cognitive-behavioral therapist would be MOST focused on _____.

Question 29 29. Why is vasoconstriction potentially so dangerous?

Question 30 30. 'I have the skills recommended by the governing body of counseling because I came from a(n) _____ school'

Counseling for Substance Abuse Chapter Exam Instructions

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