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Continuing Education Quiz

July 15, 2011
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Earn continuing education credits by taking this quiz on the article that begins on page 20 of this issue. A grade of 70% or above will earn you a certificate of completion for two nationally certified continuing education hours. This is an open-book quiz. After reading the article, complete the quiz by circling one of the three multiple-choice answers for each question. Please give only one response per question. Incomplete answers will be marked as incorrect. Send a photocopy of the page along with your payment of $35 (NAADAC members) or $50 (nonmembers). Please complete fully the information section below; print clearly.

Addressing a quadruple diagnosis

1. Use of the term “quadruple diagnosis” in describing complex issues facing the gay male treatment population dates to this decade.

a. 1970s

b. 1980s

c. 1990s

2. A study that is mentioned in the article cites this prevalence rate for depression among gay and bisexual men.

a. 9.5%

b. 13%

c. 17%

3. A Massachusetts high school student survey found that LGBT teens are this number of times more likely than their straight peers to have attempted suicide in the past year.

a. 2

b. 4

c. 6

4. The “party” element in “Party and Play” behavior in the gay community refers to use of:

a. Crystal methamphetamine.

b. Alcohol.

c. Cocaine.

5. A typical “circuit party” in the gay community is likely to last for:

a. Three hours.

b. Three days.

c. One week.

6. For the casual user of methamphetamine, the author states that psychological addiction to the drug can last for this period of time after physical withdrawal.

a. 1 to 2 months

b. 3 to 4 months

c. 6 to 8 months

7. For the continuous user of methamphetamine, the author states that psychological addiction to the drug can last for this period of time after physical withdrawal.

a. 1 to 2 years

b. 2 to 3 years

c. 3 to 4 years

8. The author cites this feature of an assessment process as crucial to engaging the quadruple diagnosed patient in treatment.

a. Walk-in assessments

b. A convenient location

c. A same-gender individual conducting the assessment

9. The author cites this time frame as the cutoff to determine whether a patient who has been off HIV medications should go back on the medications.

a. 14 days

b. 30 days

c. 60 days

10. The author states that this term is being considered to describe “sex addiction” in the DSM-5.

a. Sexual compulsivity

b. Process addiction

c. Hypersexuality

Addiction Professional 2011 July-August;9(4):85

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