Psychological Factors in Drug-Taking Behavior


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Psychopathology is most closely related to:

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1. Friends, family, and community influences are all part of ________ factors in drug-taking behavior:

2. A person with ________ is ____ likely to engage in drug-taking behavior than ________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet assessment to determine how much you know about the link between mental status and drug-taking behavior .You should be familiar with relevant terms and statistics regarding this topic to complete this entire quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will successfully demonstrate your understanding of this material if you are able to:

  • State what psychopathology is closely related to
  • Identify the term for the influence of family, friends and community on drug-taking behavior
  • Choose the correct words to fill in the blanks of a given sentence about drug-taking behavior
  • List what influences drug-taking behavior
  • Note what percentage of people seeking drug addiction treatment turn out to have a mental disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what influences drug-taking behavior
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is closely related to psychopathology
  • Knowledge application use your knowledge to answer questions about drug consumption/mental disorder statistics and what term describes the influences of family, friends and community members

Additional Learning

More facts about this topic are discussed in the lesson titled Psychological Factors in Drug-Taking Behavior. Information you can learn by reviewing this lesson include:

  • What influences one's psychological make-up and world view
  • Which types of disorders might predispose one to drug addiction
  • How one's personality may lead them to drug consumption