Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: A Special Case

Review Questions

What is the minimum amount of time addicts should receive treatment if they are to achieve a desired outcome?

  1. 3 months
  2. 6 months
  3. 9 months
  4. 12 months

Hint:

A

When an individual has two or more diagnoses, which often includes a substance-related diagnosis and another psychiatric diagnosis, this is known as ________.

  1. bipolar disorder
  2. comorbid disorder
  3. codependency
  4. bi-morbid disorder

Hint:

B

John was drug-free for almost six months. Then he started hanging out with his addict friends, and he has now started abusing drugs again. This is an example of ________.

  1. release
  2. reversion
  3. re-addiction
  4. relapse

Hint:

D