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Help for the chronic relapser
1. The author states that many chronic relapsers who arrive at Burning Tree tell her that they expect to:
a. Achieve a lasting recovery.
b. Continue to relapse periodically.
c. Die from the disease of addiction.
2. The author states that the chronic relapser tends to have a history of repeatedly working these Steps.
a. Steps 1, 2 and 3
b. Steps 7 and 8
c. All 12 Steps
3. The chronic relapser who has been in many treatment programs often has developed an ability to feign:
4. Characteristics of chronic relapsers often include this specific constellation of disorders.
a. Anxiety disorders
b. Personality disorders
c. Dual disorders
5. The author describes the task of identifying a chronic relapser as:
6. The author's vision of long-term treatment contemplates a period in excess of:
a. 3 months.
b. 6 months.
c. 9 months.
7. A chronic relapser might need this amount of time to emerge out of what the author refers to as a “fog.”
a. 3 to 6 weeks
b. 2 to 4 months
c. 3 to 6 months
8. The author states that a program treating chronic relapsers should:
a. Insist that family members receive treatment.
b. Suggest that family members receive treatment.
c. Place strict limits on any family involvement.
9. The author states that a program's need to dismiss a client engaging in repetitive non-compliant behavior will occur:
a. On no occasion.
10. The author states that programs need to focus as much as possible on the chronic relapser's:
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