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CoOccurring Disorders and Addiction

1.  Substance use disorders are divided into substance abuse and substance dependence.
A) True
B) False
2.  There are eleven categories of substance use disorders.
A) True
B) False
3.  Normal responses to stressful experiences should not be confused with a diagnosable mental disorder.
A) True
B) False
4.  COD are common in the general adult population, though many individuals with COD go untreated.
A) True
B) False
5.  Many persons with substance use disorders have experienced trauma, often as a result of abuse.
A) True
B) False
6.  Substance dependence is more serious than abuse.
A) True
B) False
7.  Cultural factors that may have an impact on treatment include beliefs, traditions, values, customs, behaviors and ways of communicating.
A) True
B) False
8.  Cultural sensitivity is being open to working with issues of culture and diversity.
A) True
B) False
9.  A mental health program is an organized array of services and interventions with a primary focus on treating mental disorders.
A) True
B) False
10.  Screening is a formal process of testing to determine whether a client does or does not warrant further attention at the current time.
A) True
B) False
11.  Assessment is a process for defining the nature of that problem and developing specific treatment recommendations for addressing the problem.
A) True
B) False
12.  A basic assessment consists of gathering key information and engaging in a process with the client that enables the counselor to understand the readiness for change.
A) True
B) False
13.  It is essential for treatment planning that the counselor organize the collected information in a way that helps identify established mental disorder diagnoses and current treatment.
A) True
B) False
14.  A comprehensive assessment serves as the basis for an individualized treatment plan.
A) True
B) False
15.  The aim of the counselor is to create a safe and nonjudgmental environment in which sensitive personal issues may be discussed.
A) True
B) False
16.  Maintaining a therapeutic alliance with clients who have COD is easy to do.
A) True
B) False
17.  Substance abuse counselors may find some clients with significant mental illnesses or severe substance use disorders to be threatening or unsettling.
A) True
B) False
18.  Both substance use disorders and mental disorders are illnesses that are stigmatized by the general public.
A) True
B) False
19.  It is equally important that the client participate in the development of the treatment plan.
A) True
B) False
20.  To assist clients with COD, counselors should provide an optimal amount of structure for the individual.
A) True
B) False
21.  Evidence suggests that people with mental disorders and dependency are more likely to have a tobacco addiction.
A) True
B) False
22.  The prevalence of antisocial personality disorder and substance abuse is high.
A) True
B) False
23.  The toxic effects of substances can mimic mental illness.
A) True
B) False
24.  Hallucinogens produce visual distortions and hallucinations.
A) True
B) False
25.  Addiction changes the brain, disturbing the normal hierarchy of needs and desires.
A) True
B) False
26.  Mental illnesses can lead to drug abuse.
A) True
B) False
27.  Physically or emotionally traumatized people are at much higher risk of abusing licit, illicit, and prescription drugs.
A) True
B) False
28.  Exposure to stress often is psychologically distressing.
A) True
B) False
29.  Childhood maltreatment is more likely to occur among children of alcoholics.
A) True
B) False
30.  Alcoholism leads to a range of biopsychosocial problems.
A) True
B) False