Substance abuse or dependency during childhood does not put children at risk for which of the following?
a. undertaking risky behaviors
b. aggressive behaviors
c. academic failure
d. becoming more sociable
What are some of the risks of substance abuse or dependency during adulthood?
a. property damage
b. domestic violence
d. none of these are risk
e. all of these are risk
What is prenatal substance abuse?
a. substance abuse by a pregnant woman
b. when an infant consumes alcohol
c. when the fetus absorbs chemicals from the substances that the mother consumes
d. both B and C
e. both A and C
Which of the following was found to be one of the main reasons that adolescents abuse substances?
a. desire to be popular
b. lack of support
c. feeling bored
d. peer pressure
e. encouragement by the media
Why has substance abuse and dependency among older adults been unrecognized?
a. no one cares
b. Older adults take a lot of medications so you can’t tell when they’re abusing drugs.
c. The older adult population is not large.
d. Older adults do not abuse substances.
e. Symptoms are similar to medical symptoms.