Patterns of Benzodiazepine Misuse & Abuse


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The inappropriate use of legal prescription drugs in a way that they are not intended be used in the first place is known as:

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1. ________ is a pattern of using any drug in such a way that it negatively affects a person's psychological and physiological well-being and negatively affects their daily life functions.

2. A(n) ________ is a drug that may have anti-anxiety, sedative, hypnotic, and muscle relaxant properties.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, we've included a collection of multiple-choice questions about patterns of benzodiazepine abuse and misuse. As a handy way to gauge your knowledge, our quiz tests you on subjects including what it means to take just one pill too many once and the type of drug that has hypnotic and sedative properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see if you understand:

  • What it's called to inappropriately use legal prescription drugs in a way they are not intended to be used
  • The definition of using any drug in a way that negatively impacts a person's well-being and function
  • Which type of drug may have anti-anxiety, hypnotic and sedative properties
  • What it means to take one pill too many just once
  • How benzodiazepines relate to anxiety and insomnia

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about patterns of benzodiazepine misuse and abuse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of using legal prescription drugs inappropriately in a way they are not intended to be used
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the way benzodiazepines relate to insomnia and anxiety and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Our lesson called Patterns of Benzodiazepine Misuse & Abuse is a helpful way to learn more about this topic. After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Give an example of a drug that falls into the benzodiazepine class
  • Provide examples of behaviors that might indicate benzodiazepines are being abused
  • Identify signs of drug withdrawal