May 01, 2008
Evolution in Addiction Treatment Concepts and Methods

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Sample questions:
An initial stage in the clinical treatment of substance dependence is often the medical management of withdrawal states, which may be associated with a period of autonomic instability. For which of the following substances is the dependence illness not associated with a "true" physiological withdrawal state?
Following the initial detoxification and stabilization of substance-dependent patients, the clinician proceeds to a rehabilitation treatment model. Rehabilitation models may have different lengths of treatment. Among the following rehabilitation models, which one may be associated with an indefinite time period?
Adjunctive use of medications may be a critical part of the comprehensive care of the opioid-dependent patient. Which of the following statements about these medications is false?