Chestnut Hill College Prevention tactics questions

Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 in the Textbook

PowerPoints attached below for Chapter 10 and Chapter 11

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QUESTION 1

  1. According to this chapter, a factor that escalates the potential for suicide is an affective disorder accompanied with _____
    A.

    rage
    B.

    panic
    C.

    shame
    D.

    conflict

1 points

QUESTION 2

  1. Atypical depression is frequently the diagnosis for many adult children of alcoholics.





1 points

QUESTION 3

  1. According to the resiliency factors as described by the Wolins, _____ is a push for mastery that combats the feelings of helplessness troubled families produce in their offspring.
    A.

    insight
    B.

    independence
    C.

    creativity
    D.

    initiative

1 points

QUESTION 4

  1. Which of the following is true of major depression?
    A. It is found more often with co-occurring substance abuse than other types of affective disorders
    B.

    It is a mood disorder of longer term than dysthymic disorder.
    C. The episodes of major depression last for a maximum period of two weeks
    D.

    It is a depressive syndrome that may occur as a single episode or as repeated episodes over the years.

1 points

QUESTION 5

  1. Prevention efforts for people of color and other minorities must be
    A.

    focused on targeting the liquor industry and their marketing practices.
    B.

    delivered in the vernacular of the neighborhood.
    C. focused on providing access to information system rather than addressing prejudice or racism issues
    D.

    community based.

1 points

QUESTION 6

  1. Which of the following did successful prevention approaches in the 1980’s includ
    A.

    Coping skills
    B.

    All of these
    C.

    Converting approaches
    D.

    Drug-specific information

1 points

QUESTION 7

  1. Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathy.





1 points

QUESTION 8

  1. Organic depression can occur as a result of head injuries, nutritional deficiencies, and physical illness.





1 points

QUESTION 9

  1. Which of the following abilities allows an individual to feel empowered
    A.

    The ability to be aware of what one feels and communicating those feelings to others
    B.

    The ability to establish the core aspects of a sense of self
    C.

    The ability to say no when that is what one feels and wants
    D.

    The ability to establish integrity in relationships
    E.

    All of these

1 points

QUESTION 10

  1. What differentiates various types of affective (feeling) disorders
    A.

    All of these
    B.

    Severity
    C.

    Duration
    D.

    Frequency
    E.

    Precipitating factors

1 points

QUESTION 11

  1. In order for alternative activities to be successful, the alternative activities need to be:
    A.

    of short duration and attainable.
    B. within the skill level and resources of an individual.
    C.

    acceptable, attractive, and attainable.
    D.

    consistent with the function of the drug it replaces.

1 points

QUESTION 12

  1. According to the chapter, identify the age group with the highest rate of serious mental illness (SMI).
    A.

    Age group 14–17
    B.

    Age group 18–25
    C.

    Age group 26–49
    D.

    Age group 50–65
    E.

    Age group 65–80

1 points

QUESTION 13

  1. Identify a factor that is associated with risk behaviors.
    A.

    Less education
    B.

    High income
    C.

    Internal locus of control
    D.

    Strong ethnic identity

1 points

QUESTION 14

  1. Which of the following is an early prevention approach that didn’t work?
    A.

    Scare tactics
    B.

    Preaching tactics
    C.

    All of these
    D.

    Converting programs

1 points

QUESTION 15

  1. Borderline personality disorder is a personality disorder that has a marked instability of mood and is characterized by intense interpersonal attachments.





ASSIGMENT 2:

According to Minkoff co-occurring disorders should be the “expectation not the exception”. What did he mean by this statement?

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