Patterns of Inhalant Abuse


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What is dependence?

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1. When does an overdose occur?

2. What is it called when inhalant use is repeated and begins causing problems in a person's life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of dependence and experimental use of an inhalant.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Dependence
  • When overdose occurs
  • When inhalant use is repeated and starts causing issues
  • Experimental use of an inhalant
  • When an individual needs a larger dose of inhalant to achieve same effect that was received at lower dose

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when inhalant overdose occurs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the dangers of experimental use of an inhalant

Additional Learning

To learn more about inhalants, review the lesson Patterns of Inhalant Abuse. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define behavior patterns and inhalants
  • Review experimental use of inhalants and how it can lead to sudden sniffing death
  • Recall inhalant abuse and the signs to look for when a person is abusing inhalants
  • Understand inhalant tolerance and how this can be dangerous for a person
  • Learn about inhalant dependence and how a person needs the inhalants to avoid withdrawal symptoms
  • Comprehend the positives and negatives to withdrawal