Drugs Behaviour and Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 18 :
Treating Substance-Related Disorders

Quiz 18 :
Treating Substance-Related Disorders

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Every year hundreds of thousands of Canadians undergo treatment for substance-related disorders, substance abuse, and addictions. In Nova Scotia alone, how many youth sought specialized addiction treatment services and supports in the province?
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According to the facts presented throughout the text, approximately how many Canadians may meet the diagnostic criteria for being dependent on or having abused alcohol and other drugs?
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C

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According to the facts presented throughout the text, what would be considered the financial burden to Canada as a result of the percentage of Canadians meeting the diagnostic criteria for being dependent on or having abused alcohol and other drugs?
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Prevention of withdrawal symptoms using medications would be considered part of what process?
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In which phase of treatment are both drug agonist (substitution) and antagonist treatments included?
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Because of the potential danger of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, what is administered to treat or often prevent these symptoms?
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You have been instructed to treat Tom who is an alcoholic with an aversion therapy drug; which one will you choose?
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After attending his best friend's bachelor party and drinking continually for 10 hours straight, now that Max has quit drinking at what point might he expect to feel withdrawal symptoms?
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Which of these has NOT received Health Canada approval for use during the maintenance phase of alcohol treatment?
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Which of the following describes naltrexone?
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Which of these is NOT a Health Canada approved form of nicotine replacement therapy?
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Varenicline was approved in 2007 for smoking cessation, what is it?
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What is rapid opioid detoxification based on?
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Besides methadone, what is the recently approved substitute medication for maintaining opioid-dependent patients?
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What is the most common form of medical treatment for opioid dependence?
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Antabuse is to alcohol as methadone is to which of the following?
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Although many medications have been tested for treating cocaine withdrawal symptoms or dependence, most have shown little promise and none has yet been approved. What drug has found to provide the most promising results?
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Although no medication has yet received Health Canada approval for treating cannabis dependence, which of the following has shown effectiveness in relieving cannabis withdrawal symptoms?
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What do the vending machines for drug users in Vancouver's downtown eastside provide?
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What is the goal of motivational enhancement therapy?
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