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1 Chapter 11--Substance-Related and Impulse-Control Disorders Key 1. In the United States, the annual death rate related to cigarette smoking and the use of alcohol and illegal drugs is estimated to be: A. 25,000 B. 50,000 C. 250,000 D. 500,000 2. Which of the following would NOT be an example of substance use? A. smoking a cigarette B. drinking a cup of coffee C. taking a sleeping pill D. getting drunk 3. The American Psychiatric Association defines substance abuse in terms of: A. how drunk or intoxicated a person gets after ingesting a psychoactive substance B. whether or not the substance interferes with the person’s life C. the type and intensity of the substance abuser’s biological reaction D. which drug is used and whether it is legal or illegal 4. Substance intoxication includes all of the following EXCEPT: A. the specific drug that is used B. how much of a drug is used or ingested C. the drug user’s individual biological reaction D. physiological dependence on the drug 5. In terms of substance-related disorders, the word “addiction“ is most closely associated with: A. substance use B. intoxication C. substance dependence D. polysubstance abuse 6. A person who is physiologically dependent on a drug will experience: A. tolerance to the effects of the drug B. withdrawal symptoms if the drug is withdrawn C. both tolerance and withdrawal D. neither tolerance nor withdrawal
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2 7. Carol has been addicted to narcotics for many years. Recently she has been trying to quit and has not used any drugs for the last week. We can expect that Carol will be experiencing: A. fever and chills B. nausea, vomiting and diarrhea C. aches and pains D. all of these 8. The condition called delirium tremens, also known as the “DTs,“ involves hallucinations and body tremors during withdrawal from: A. heroin B. cocaine C. alcohol D. marijuana 9. A perspective of substance dependence that involves “drug-seeking behaviors“ includes all of the following EXCEPT: A. repeated use of the drug B. a desperate need to ingest more of the drug C. resuming drug use after a period of abstinence D. physical symptoms when the drug is no longer used 10. The DSM-IV-TR definition of substance dependence includes both physiological and psychological aspects, specifically: A. tolerance and withdrawal B. drug seeking behaviors C. both of these D. neither of these 11. Experts in the field of substance abuse were asked about the relative addictiveness of various drugs. At the top of the list, as most addictive, was: A. crack cocaine B. heroin C. nicotine D. methamphetamine 12. In early DSM editions, alcoholism and drug abuse were classified as sociopathic personality disorders because they were considered to be: A. criminal behaviors B. morally deficient behaviors C. signs of mental illness D. symptoms of psychosis
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3 13. Alcoholism, previously considered a ????, is now conceptualized by many as a disease. A.
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Peck,andrewvancetrup,elisabezawadzki,matthew during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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