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Introductory Q & A format about addiction, based on the informative pamphlet accompanying HBO and the NIDA, NIAAA documentary entitled, "Addiction; Why Can't They Just Stop?'

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Addiction powerpoint q ^l0 a format

  1. 1. ADDICTION IS A DISEASE OF THEBRAIN.
  2. 2. 2. RELAPSE ISA. A SIGN OF FAILURE; ORB. A PART OF THE DISEASE
  3. 3. RELAPSE IS A PART OF THEDISEASE OF ADDICTION.
  4. 4. 3. THE ______________ AN ADDICTGOES INTO TREATMENT, THE BETTEROFF HE OR SHE WILL DO IN TREATMENT.
  5. 5. THE EARLIER AN ADDICT GOESINTO TREATMENT, THE BETTEROFF HE OR SHE WILL DO INTREATMENT.
  6. 6. 4. ONCE AN ADDICT IS IN TREATMENT,HE/SHE HAS A GREATER CHANCE OFEFFECTIVE TREATMENT IS TREATMENTIS ___________ IN DURATION.
  7. 7. ONCE AN ADDICT IS IN TREATMENT, HE/SHEHAS A GREATER CHANCE FOR THETREATMENT TO BE EFFECTIVE IF THETREATMENT IS LONGER INDURATION.
  8. 8. 5. TRUE OR FALSE:ADDICTION IS A MORAL FAILURE, AWEAKNESS OF CHARACTER.
  9. 9. THAT STATEMENT IS FALSE. . . .
  10. 10. FACT: ADDICTION IS NOT A MORALFAILURE, AND IT IS NOTA DEFECT OFCHARACTER.
  11. 11. 6. THERE ARE TWO PARTS/FUNCTIONSOF THE BRAIN THAT CAN BE “HIJACKED”BY DRUGS AND/OR ALCOHOL. WHATARE THEY?
  12. 12. TWO PARTS/FUNCTIONS OF THE BRAINTHAT CAN BE “HIJACKED” BY ALCOHOLAND DRUGS:A. THE REWARD/PLEASUREPATHWAYS ANDB. THE DECISION-MAKING FRONTALLOBE
  13. 13. THE “REWARD/PLEASURE” PATHWAYS OF THE HUMANBRAIN
  14. 14. THE DECISION-MAKING, FRONTAL LOBESTRUCTURE OF THE HUMAN BRAIN
  15. 15. 7. DURING WHICH STAGE OF LIFE DOESDRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE USUALLYBEGIN?
  16. 16. DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE USUALLYBEGINS IN ADOLESCENCEWHENTHE BRAIN IS STILL UNDERGOINGDRAMATIC CHANGES IN BOTHSTRUCTURE AND FUNCTION.
  17. 17. 8. THE _______ IN LIFE THAT APERSON STARTS ABUSING DRUGS ORALCOHOL, THE GREATER ARE THECHANCES THAT THE PERSON WILLBECOME ADDICTED.
  18. 18. THE EARLIERIN LIFE THAT A PERSONBEGINS TO ABUSE DRUGS OR ALCOHOL,THE GREATER THE CHANCES THAT THEPERSON WILL BECOME ADDICTED.
  19. 19. 9. TRUE OR FALSE :ADOLESCENTS WITH DRUG ORALCOHOL PROBLEMS MAY REQUIRE ADIFFERENT TREATMENT THAN ADULTS.
  20. 20. TRUE STATEMENT:•ADOLESCENTS WITH DRUG OR ALCOHOLPROBLEMS MAY REQUIRE A DIFFERENTTYPE OF TREATMENT THAN ADULTS.
  21. 21. 10. TRUE OR FALSE:MANY ADDICTS HAVE ONE OR MORE CO-OCCURRING MENTAL DISORDERS (SUCH ASDEPRESSION OR ADHD) THAT NEED TO BEADDRESSED AT THE SAME TIME AS ASUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER.
  22. 22. TRUE STATEMENT.•MANY ADDICTS HAVE ONE OR MORE CO-OCCURRINGMENTAL DISORDERS (SUCH AS DEPRESSION ORADHD) THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED AT THE SAMETIME AS A SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER.
  23. 23. 11. TRUE OR FALSE:THERE ARE MEDICAL TREATMENTSAVAILABLE TO HELP TREAT ADDICTIONS TOOPIOIDS (PRESCRIPTION PAIN KILLERS,HEROIN) AND ALCOHOL.
  24. 24. TRUE STATEMENT•THERE AREMEDICAL TREATMENTSAVAILABLE TO HELP TREAT ADDICTION TOOPIOIDS (PRESCRIPTIONPAINKILLERS, HEROIN) AND ALCOHOL.
  25. 25. 12. TRUE OR FALSE:AA AND OTHER 12-STEP PROGRAMS ARE MUTUALSUPPORT GROUPS AND ALONE ARE NOTCONSIDERED TREATMENT. THEY HELP MANYPEOPLE BUT DO NOT WORK FOR EVERYONE.
  26. 26. TRUE STATEMENT•AA AND OTHER 12-STEP PROGRAMS AREMUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS AND ALONEARE NOT CONSIDERED TREATMENT. THEY HELPMANY PEOPLE BUT DO NOT WORK FOR EVERYONE.
  27. 27. 13. ADDICTION SHOULD BE VIEWED ASA ____________ ILLNESS, ONE THATMAY REQUIRE ALTERNATIVE KINDS OFCARE, AND/OR AFTERCARE.
  28. 28. ADDICTION SHOULD BE VIEWED AS ACHRONICILLNESS, ONE THAT MAYREQUIRE MORE THAN ONE KIND OFCARE, AS WELL AS AFTERCARE.
  29. 29. 14. DOES TREATMENTHAVE TO BE VOLUNTARYTO BE EFFECTIVE?
  30. 30. NO. . . TREATMENT DOES NOT HAVE TOBE VOLUNTARY TO BE EFFECTIVE. BUTULTIMATELY, THE ADDICT MUST TAKEPERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR HISOR HER RECOVERY.
  31. 31. 15. TRUE OR FALSE:EVIDENCE-BASED (THOSE PROVEN TO BEEFFECTIVE) BEHAVIORAL THERAPIES ARE THE BESTAVAILABLE TREATMENTS FOR TREATINGADDICTION TO STIMULANTS (COCAINE,METHAMPHETAMINE).
  32. 32. TRUE STATEMENT!•EVIDENCE-BASED (THOSE PROVEN TO BE EFFECTIVE)BEHAVIORAL THERAPIES ARE THE BESTAVAILABLE TREATMENTS FOR TREATINGADDICTION TO STIMULANTS (COCAINE, METH).
  33. 33. CREDITS•HBO DOCUMENTARY “ADDICTION;WHY CAN’T THEY JUST STOP” AND•WIKIPEDIA FOR GRAPHICS

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