Quiz: Addiction and Dependence Quiz: Can You Recognize the Signs?
Addiction and Dependence Quiz: Can You Recognize the Signs?
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About This Quiz

It probably started out just as an occasional thing. A social drink. An extra pain pill to take the edge off. Then it became addiction and dependence. About 23.5 million Americans over the age of 12 are living with an addiction to drugs and alcohol.

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True or false: You can be addicted to things that don't involve chemical substances.
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True or false: There is a such thing as an 'addictive personality.'
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True or false: There such a thing as an "addiction gene."
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If you misuse or abuse a substance to cope with the ups and downs of everyday life, rather than using it for fun, are you addicted to it?
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What symptoms may mean innocently playing with your smartphone might be turning into an addiction?
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Is missing work, school or a social obligation because of you weren't able to resist a craving a sign of addiction?
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Which health issue is often also a problem among shopping addicts?
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Which is not a street name for Adderall?
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While 98 percent of people surveyed say that texting while driving is dangerous, how many admit to doing it anyway?
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True or false: Porn addiction and sex addiction are the same thing.
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Which statement might a person with an addiction problem reply with when asked about certain behaviors?
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What does it mean if you used to get a buzz after 2 glasses of wine, but now you need to drink 3 for the same effect?
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True or false: You can't get addicted to it if it's prescribed by your doctor.
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Which is a warning sign of prescription stimulant (such as brand name Adderall and Ritalin) abuse or misuse?
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Could you have a work addiction if you're a workaholic?
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True or false: About three-quarters of us are never more than 5 feet away from our smartphones.
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How many people admit they've checked their phone during sex?
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What is the average amount of debt a person with a shopping addiction has collected?
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Is cellphone vibration syndrome a real thing?
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Is it true that you need to hit rock bottom before you can be helped?
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What is the recommended minimum number of days needed for an outpatient treatment program to be effective?
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Does addiction treatment have to be voluntary to work?
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