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Drugs & Addictive Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cocaine and other drugs may cause a heart attack due to:

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Drug users that rely on needles may develop flesh eating disease, more technically called:

Question 4 4. Which psychoactive drug excites the activity of the central nervous system?

Question 5 5. Select the drug group to which LSD belongs.

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

Question 7 7. Why is medication sometimes not the solution for drug dependency?

Question 8 8. 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?

Question 9 9. No matter how much he wants to stop, Jim cannot stop playing World of Warcraft. There are days he will log in at work and continue playing even though it impacts his performance. What is Jim's need for online gaming considered?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are factors that can contribute to the possibility of developing an addiction?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Opioids are drugs that are intended to _____.

Question 13 13.

A psychoactive drug Y if taken can have mind-altering capabilities. Y is usually a volatile substance with strange effects, ranging from stimulation to loss of coordination to hallucination and delusions. A common example of Y is paint thinner.

Identify Y.

Question 14 14. How can a stimulant be harmful?

Question 15 15. Why is vasoconstriction potentially so dangerous?

Drugs & Addictive Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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