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NGC Domain #4: Early drug experience (initial liking)

Revised April 2012

Question: In the period shortly after you used [DRUG] did it make you feel (relaxed, very good, energetic, sociable, creative)?


  • Lyons Preferred Substance Assessment

Secondary Questions:

Question: Rate your experiences of first use of [DRUG]


Question: Tobacco
Rate their initial smoking experiences using the following categories:

  1. pleasurable sensations (overall),
  2. unpleasant sensations (overall),
  3. pleasurable rush of "buzz",
  4. relaxation,
  5. nausea,
  6. cough, and
  7. dizziness on a scale of 1 (none) to 4 (intense)


This page was last updated April 2012

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