Drugs Behaviour and Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Drug Use: an Overview

Quiz 1 :

Drug Use: an Overview

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The Government of Canada addresses the public health concern of substance abuse with its Canada's Drug Strategy (CDS), by using a broad four-component approach. It includes all of the following EXCEPT which one?
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B

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Which term is used to describe, the use of a substance in a manner, amount, or situation such that the drug causes problems or greatly increases the chances of problems occurring?
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C

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How long have drugs played a significant role in human society?
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If a substance is consistently used in a particular kind of situations (e.g., at parties, as opposed to when one is alone), what can it help us understand?
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Much of our information regarding drug use comes from survey questionnaires. What is one IMPORTANT limitation of questionnaires?
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Which term refers to a state in which an individual uses a drug so frequently and consistently that it would be difficult for the person to get along without using the drug?
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What were the questions who, what, why, when, where, how, and how much introduced to do?
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Because drugs alter consciousness and thought processes, the affects experienced will depend on which of the following?
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Which term describes use of prescribed drugs in greater amounts than, or for purposes other than, those prescribed by a physician or dentist.
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All of the following EXCEPT which one, are examples of harm reduction measures reflected in Canada's Drug Strategy, to reduce the damage associated with alcohol and drugs?
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One of the four principles of psychoactive drugs is that every drug has what?
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What did a 2015 survey of high school students in Ontario reveal regarding the use of ecstasy in the previous 12-month period?
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According to the four principles of psychoactive drug use would state; "the effect of any psychoactive drug depends on ___________________."
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How a drug exists is an important fact to consider. For instance, compared to smoking cocaine in the form of "crack", how will Indigenous South Americans who chew coca leaves absorb cocaine?
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In the past 100 years, the introduction of vaccines to prevent diseases and antibiotics to cure some infections laid the foundation for what?
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How does the text define a drug that is unlawful to possess or use?
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The media has been reporting on drug use ranging from methamphetamine to ecstasy to glue sniffing. How have these various examples been described in the media?
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Which term describes a situation when a person's reaction to a psychopharmaceutical drug (such as a painkiller) decreases so that larger doses are required to achieve the same effect?
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A survey completed regarding drug use and Aboriginals living on reserves in Canada reported that most youth who tried solvents did so by which age?
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What is one of the four principles of psychoactive drug use?
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