Identifying the Stages of Addiction


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Which of the following is the stage of drug use where an individual tries new drugs?

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1. Which of the following is the habitual use of drugs?

2. Which of the following is a stage of drug use where a person needs the drug to function in daily life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our interesting quiz/worksheet combo is a handy way to check your comprehension of the stages of addiction and help you identify areas that need more study. The questions we've included here cover the stage of drug use that involves habitual use and the correct order of the stages of addiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see how well you know:

  • Which stage of drug use includes trying new drugs
  • The stage that involves habitual use of drugs
  • Which stage includes using the drug to function in daily life
  • The stage of drug use where dependence becomes compulsive with psychological or physiological dependence
  • The correct chronological order of the stages of addiction

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stage where a person needs to use drugs to function in everyday life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which stage involves trying new drugs
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the related stages of addiction

Additional Learning

If you'd like to study this subject in greater detail, check out our lesson called Identifying the Stages of Addiction. Once you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Identify a telltale sign of drug dependence
  • Explain what happens if a person in the dependence stage stops taking a drug
  • Detail the stage where a person will do anything to get a drug