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CAPN 17(2): CME test for Treatment of Adolescent Alcohol Abuse and Dependence by Sarah B. Johnson, M.D., M.Sc.

Please identify your answer by checking the appropriate letter that corresponds to your response.


1. Adolescents and adults differ with respect to addictive behaviors and teens do not suffer from the same medical problems and complications of withdrawal from alcohol that adults do.

    A. True
    B. False

2. Which group has the higher rate of binge drinking and comorbid disorders, although lower levels of recognition of problem behaviors?
    A. Adults
    B. Adolescent and teen population

3. Which of the following are therapeutic strategies for treating substance use disorders? (select all that apply)
    A. Craving Reduction
    B. Substitution Therapy
    C. Motivational Interviewing
    D. Aversion Therapy

4. Although not formally studied in adolescent populations, naltrexone decreases alcohol consumption significantly and inhibits cravings for alcohol in adult populations.
    A. True
    B. False

5. Clinical trials investigating pharmacologic treatment of alcohol use disorders in children and adolescents ______________.
    A. are usually conducted in Europe
    B. have been very limited in number
    C. are conducted on an out-patient basis
    D. produce the same results as with adult populations


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