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Quiz 7 :

Substance Use and Abuse

Quiz 7 :

Substance Use and Abuse

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Cocaine may have harmful effects on the cardiovascular system.
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Nicotine is the active ingredient in tobacco smoke that has been linked to cancer.
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Long-term alcoholics and problem drinkers who drink at lighter levels can both successfully use controlled drinking strategies.
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Incorporating a person's physician into their intervention program for reducing substance abuse is likely to prevent the person from wanting to participate and reduce the effectiveness of the program.
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Match the techniques with their descriptions : -May involve satiation or imagined negative scenes.
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Match the following agents with their descriptions : -A chemical which blocks the effects of heroin.
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Match the following agents with their descriptions : -Like Antabuse, may be used in the treatment of alcohol abuse.
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Match the techniques with their descriptions : -May involve removing ashtrays or matches from the home of a smoker.
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Since government agencies in Canada began issuing reports in the 1960s that described the health effects of smoking, smoking has steadily decreased.
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Match the techniques with their descriptions : -Records are kept on the problem behaviour such as the times, places, and circumstances of each occurrence.
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Lifetime prevalence rates indicate that approximately 19% of all Canadian drinkers abuse alcohol.
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Match the techniques with their descriptions : -Involves replacing a problem behaviour with a behaviour incompatible with the problem.
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Match the following agents with their descriptions : -Depressant which decreases arousal and increase relaxation.
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Stanley Schachter (1982) interviewed ex smokers and found that over 60% who tried to quit were unsuccessful.
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Match the following agents with their descriptions : -A narcotic or pain reducing substance.
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The treatment strategies in Alcoholics Anonymous have been found to be more effective than other treatment interventions delivered by professional therapists.
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Match the following agents with their descriptions : -A hallucinogen which causes perceptual distortions.
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The nicotine regulation model falls short of explaining why people still crave cigarettes months and even years after they quit smoking.
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Users who go on to become addicted to a substance usually become psychologically dependent on it first.
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Match the techniques with their descriptions : -Specifies what rewards and punishers are applied in controlling a behaviour.
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