Center for Continuing Education









CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

MCLE Self Study

Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of
Substance Abuse, 1.0 hour:
Physiological Aspects of Substance Abuse

Self Assessment Test

presented by Anne ImObersteg, M.S., J.D, Discovery Bay, CA

Anne ImObersteg and Associates
www.toxexpert.com

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Instructions | Read the Article | Take the Test

  1. Addiction is a chronic disease.
    True
    False

  2. Studies have shown that individuals who have a family history of alcoholism have a 60% higher risk for developing an alcohol abuse problem.
    True
    False

  3. Nerve cells (neurons) connect one section of the brain to another.
    True
    False

  4. Drugs stimulate the pleasure pathway.
    True
    False

  5. All treatment programs are successful.
    True
    False

  6. Addiction can also result in a reduced supply of natural neurotransmitters, such as dopamine.
    True
    False

  7. A treatment program should include counseling and behavioral therapy.
    True
    False

  8. Many addicts will use a drug again merely to avoid the withdrawal syndrome.
    True
    False

  9. Studies have identified serotonin as one of the major neurotransmitters that control impulsivity and compulsions.
    True
    False

  10. Neurons adapt to repeated drug exposure.
    True
    False

CCE shall verify your MCLE credit upon receipt of your
completed test, and a $30.00 credit card payment,
by providing you with a self-study certificate.

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