Mid-Term Study Guide
Where does the word “addiction” originate?
What does substance abuse refer to?
What is the social work definition of substance abuse?
Note the changes in the DSM-V as it relates to substance abuse.
What are the diagnosing criteria?
Understand the biopsychospiritual model
What percentage of social workers work with substance abuse?
What are the four phases of an addiction? Please list the phases and the behaviors associated with each phase.
Define and describe harm reduction.
Describe current trends in treatment
When did the Temperance Movement take place?
What was significant about the early 1900s?
What is the “War on Drugs?”
When did gambling become legal?
What are narcotics?
What are stimulants?
What are stimulants used to treat?
What are hallucinogens?
What is ecstasy? Describe the effects of ecstasy
What is the psychoactive ingredient of cannabis?
What are the costs to getting high?
Essays Describe the effects of cocaine on the brain and how it may effect emotion and memory.
Please explain the negative health effects of Cannabis, Alcohol, and Cocaine.
Are meth rates higher in men or women?
How are meth and domestic violence related?
Describe the biological differences between men and women
Compare and contrast the treatment needs of men and women
Questions for screening
Why do women gamble?
Why do men gamble?
What therapies are used to treat gambling addiction?
What is anorexia?
What is bulimia?
What is kleptomania?
What does FRAMES stand for?
What is a sexual addiction?
Explain how cognitive therapy works with sexual, shopping, and food addiction.