Addiction Test

  1. As per Mosby, Addiction is
    a. a controlled desire to use substances.
    b. a condition many people wish they had
    c. a uncontrollable dependency on a substance
    d. none of the above
  2. Tolerance comes from
    a. a repeated use of a substance
    b. not enough use of a substance
    c. is always a desire of the user
    d. all of the above
  3. Am I an addict, might refer to
    a. using substances alone
    b. life has become unmanageable
    c. substituting one drug for another
    d. all of the above
  4. Addicts are people who
    a. only use heroin
    b. who live in the gutters and have nothing
    c. come from all walks of life
    d. A and b
  5. People can become addicted to
    a. heroin/ cocaine
    b. prescription pain pills
    c. cigarettes
    d. a, b and c
  6. Is addiction genetic
    a. researchers are still challenging this
    b. TIQ’s in the brain show positive in the addicts brain
    c. there is no way genetics play a role in addiction
    d. both a and b
  7. There are how many chemicals in a cigarette
    a. 10
    b. 4,000
    c. 400
    d. There are no chemicals in cigarettes
  8. Smoking is
    a. physically addicting
    b. psychologically addicting
    c. Cigarettes are not addicting
    d. both a and b
  9. The liver breaks down alcohol and secrets it through the
    a. Kidneys
    b. Respiratory system
    c. Endocrine system
    d. Nowhere the liver doesn’t break down alcohol
  10. When the liver can no longer filter the alcohol it becomes what?
    a. wine
    b. ammonia
    c. urea
    d. Nothing the liver doesn't break down alcohol
  11. Esophageal varicosities are
    a. small ruptures veins in the esophagus
    b. can be fatal
    c. are no big deal
    d. both a and b
  12. When the abdomen fills with fluid because the liver is failing it is called
    a. bad luck
    b. peritonitis
    c. asites
    d. none of the above
  13. What medication can help the body rid it self of toxins when the liver can not?
    a. Metamucil
    b. olive oil
    c. lactalose
    d. Tylenol
  14. Stimulants work on what in the brain?
    a. neurotransmitters
    b. the gray matter
    c. the basil ganglia
    d. none of the above
  15. When stimulants are ingested the body thinks it is getting what?
    a. serotonin
    b. dopamine
    c. vicodin
    d. C02
  16. Stimulants can cause what?
    a. holes in the lining of your stomach
    b. blood vessel constriction
    c. tachycardia
    d. all of the above
  17. Methamphetamines and Ecstasy can cause?
    a. a healthier life
    b. respiratory and cardiac failure
    c. delusions that don’t go away
    d. both b and c
  18. Our bodies make its own pain killer, it is called?
    a. morphine
    b. serotonin
    c. endorphins
    d. none of the above
  19. What is said to be the most addicting drug?
    a. cocaine
    b. heroin
    c. marijuana
    d. benadryl
  20. Withdrawal from opiates can cause what?
    a. cramping to the intestines from them moving
    b. pain to hair follicles from them growing
    c. death
    d. all of the above
  21. Quitting drugs/alcohol is easy?
    a. true
    b. false
  22. Staying clean and sober is easy?
    a. true
    b. false
  23. If a person is serious, gets treatment, works their recovery, they can stay clean?
    a. true
    b. false
  24. Addiction is a disease?
    a. true
    b. false
  25. Health care professionals can help change the life of an addict?
    a. true
    b. false