Which of the following is not a substance-related condition recognized by the DSM-IV-TR?
Which of the following is not one of the four categories of harmful consequences that suggest substance abuse?
increased tolerance to a substance, or developing withdrawal symptoms when a substance is not used
Which of the following routes of administration is least likely to lead to overdose of a substance?
The loss of intellectual abilities, including memory, abstract thinking, judgment, and problem solving, as well as personality changes, is known as
Binge drinking is defined as consuming __________ or more drinks within a couple of hours.
Volatile substances that produce chemical vapors are called:
Which of the following stimulants is one of the most highly addictive substances known?
Which of the following substances are naturally found in the human body?
Which of the following is not an opioid?
is known to cause synesthesia.
The most widely-used illegal drug in the United States is:
Which of the following drugs effectively blocks the "high" in both alcohol and heroin?
Gradual withdrawal from heroin can be achieved with the help of the drug:
The abstinence violation effect:
is a powerful contributor to the relapse of alcohol abuse.
Which of the following statements is not true about "Alcoholics Anonymous"?
It prescribes five steps that alcoholics must take toward recovery.
The Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP):
teaches students to calculate their own blood-alcohol levels.
According to your author, approximately __________% of the United States population engages in chronic, compulsive gambling in any given year.
Laura has recently had trouble in school, because her peers in the 8th grade have noticed that she is developing a bald spot on the top of her head. They tease her mercilessly about it, which only causes her to engage in behaviors that make the bald spot worse. Which of the following impulse-control diagnoses may apply to Laura's behaviors?
Which type of medication has been shown to help reduce the anger symptoms of those suffering from intermittent explosive disorder?
Which of the following is not one of the comorbid disorders often seen in people diagnosed with kleptomania?
Nicotine is a milky juice produced from the poppy plant.
Physiological dependence on a substance is required for a diagnosis of substance dependence.
Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant that affects the brain in two distinct phases
A person with a full stomach will become intoxicated with alcohol much slower than a person who has an empty stomach.
The second stage of alcohol withdrawal is tremulousness, weakness, and profuse perspiration.
People with negative affect alcoholism tend to have had depressive and anxiety symptoms in childhood and adolescence and have only begun having alcohol-related problems in adulthood
The primary motivation for the stealing behaviors engaged by those with kleptomania is the personal need for the times that they take.
The most heavily used stimulant drug is nicotine.
Alcohol-related accidents are the leading cause of death in college students.
Short-term use of ecstasy can have long-term negative effects on cognition and health.
Ketamine is an anabolic steroid and a central nervous system depressant.
Once addicted to nicotine, males have a harder time quitting cigarettes than females.
Behavioral undercontrol refers to the tendency to be impulsive, sensation-seeking, and prone to antisocial behavior.
Antagonist drugs block or change the effects of an addictive drug by reducing the desire of the addict for the drug.