Helath Classwork Help!!? Drug Abuse?

Question by Lulu: Helath classwork help!!? Drug Abuse?
10. If there are risk factors present in a teen’s life, they will most likely use drugs. true or false
11. The human immunodeficiency virus causes the typically fatal disease AIDS. true or false
14. Addiction is the compulsive use of a drug, no matter the cost to health, family, or social standing. true or false
15. The person needs to first acknowledge that they have a drug problem before they can ever be helped. true or false
16. A ___________ is a condition that occurs when one’s drug’s effect is canceled out or reduced by another.
a. drug synergism
b. drug antagonism
17. The symptoms of withdrawal are the body’s response to not having the drug. true or false
18. A baby is not put at risk for a wide range of developmental problems when a pregnant woman abuses drugs. true or false
19. Therapeutic community is a residential treatment center where former drug abusers live together and learn to adjust to drug-free lives. true or false
20. Protective personal factors include a commitment to success in academics and extracurricular activates, and a personal belief that drug abuse is not acceptable. true or false

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