Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
460 Exam 4
Terms in this set (90)
Identify the preventable health problem causing more deaths, illness, and disabilities than any other in the U.S.?
a. Drunk driving
b. Substance abuse
A couple of personality dimensions have been associated with substance abuse, they include all of the following, except
d. Solid sense of self
Identify the two most socially accepted drugs in the United States
a. Alcohol and Marijuana
b. Caffeine and Marijuana
c. Tramadol and alcohol
d. Alcohol and caffeine
Identify the illicit drug used most often in the United States
In what way is methamphetamine different from and more dangerous than mood-altering substances?
a. The drug itself is highly combustible, so makers and users have suffered severe burns with injecting it.
b. Methamphetamine helps users become more productive and energetic so people find it helpful at work and home and want to continue to use it.
c. It provides more pleasurable effects more quickly than other mood-altering drugs, so persons become more addicted more quickly.
d. Severe neurological changes occur in the brain very quickly, often with the first dose.
Mental health experts describe the difference between "use" and "misuse" as
a. Some persons may use a drug, but not become dependent upon it
b. It is difficult to accuse someone of being a drug addict, it is must easier to talk about their drug use
c. Anyone using a prescription drug is identified as a "user" not a "misuser"
d. Expanding drug treatment programs has resulted in some people not ending up as drug addicts
Identify a critically important step during the detoxification phase of the addiction process
a. Management of acute withdrawal symptoms
b. Development of a therapeutic relationship with the client
c. Assuring no access to illegal substances
d. Keeping the client's family and friends updated at all times
treatment of choice for withdrawl from opioids and heroin
long acting narcotic antagonist. treatment of opiate dependence. can also help decrease alcohol cravings.
used to treat emergency overdoses
promotes cessation of alcohol abuse, rarely used today due to serious safety issues
good for alcohol withdrawl because they decrease the likelihood of seizures and delerium
Identify the group who is responsible to assure the safety and welfare of a community?
a. Local Government
b. State Government
c. Federal Government
d. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Identify the agency responsible to create a community disaster plan, carry out an emergency drill to determine effectiveness of the plan, and determine appropriate response time?
a. State's Disaster Office
c. Local Office of Emergency Management
d. The Red Cross
Identify when a disaster plan should be developed.
a. During a disaster
b. After a disaster
c. Plans are a waste of time
d. Before a disaster occurs
Sets with similar terms
Community Practice Exam 3
Community Health final review
Anthropology 101 2002 CSN Essentials of Cultural A…
Public Health Exam 3
Other sets by this creator
adult health part 2
Other Quizlet sets
Collocations with "get" - week 30 (Sandr…