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ETHANOL
THE TYPE OF ALCHOHOL FOUND IN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
FERMENTATION
THE CHEMICAL ACTION OF YEAST ON SUGARS.
INTOXICATION
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL IMPAIRMENT RESULTING FROM THE USE OF ALCOHOL.
ALCOHOLISM
A PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE ON THE DRUG ETHANOL.
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME
A CONDITION IN WHICH A FETUS HAS BEEN ADVERSELY AFFECTED MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY.
BINGE DRINKING
PERIODIC EXCESSIVE DRINKING
ALCOHOL POISONING
A DANGEROUS TOXIC CONDITION
BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION
THE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IN A PERSON'S BLOOD.
FATTY LIVER
A CONDITION IN WHICH FATS BUILD UP IN THE LIVER AND CANNOT BE BROKEN DOWN.
CIRRHOSIS
A CONDITION IN WHICH LIVER TISSUE IS DESTROYED AND REPLACED WITH SCAR TISSUE.
DELIRIUM TREMENS (DTS)
THE DRAMATIC PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL
WHAT ARE TWO WAYS ETHANOL CAN BE MADE?
SYNTHETICALLY AND THROUGH THE NATURAL FERMENTATION OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES, OR GRAINS.
WHAT ARE THREE PROBLEMS THAT ALCOHOL USE CAN CAUSE?
NEGATIVE IMPACT ON SCHOOLWORK.
NEGATIVE IMPACT ON SPORTS.
NEGATIVE IMPACT ON FRIENDSHIPS.
NEGATIVE IMPACT ON FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS AND CAREER GOALS.
NAME SOME FACTORS THAT AFFECT ALCOHOL USE.
FRIENDS
FAMILY
ADVERTISEMENTS
GIVE 4 REASONS WHY YOUNG PEOPLE DRINK.
TO ESCAPE PRESSURES OR PROBLEMS.
TO FEEL BETTER, GET OVER BEING SAD AND LONELY.TO DEAL WITH STRESS. FOR EXCITEMENT BECAUSE FRIENDS ARE DOING IT. TO GET AWAY WITH SOMETHING THEY ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO DO. TO DEAL WITH BOREDOM.
HOW DOES ALCOHOL EFFECT THE BRAIN?
DEPRESSES THE ACTIVITY OF THE BRAIN, WHICH SLOWS THE WORK OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, DISORGANIZES THOUGHT PROCESSES, DULLS MEMORY AND CONCENTRATION, AND AFFECTS DECISION MAKING.
HOW DOES ALCOHOL EFFECT THE HEART?
CAUSES AND INCREASE IN HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE, CAN LEAD TO ARRHYTHMIAS AND CAUSE SCAR TISSUE, INCREASES RISK OF HEART ATTACK AND STROKE.
HOW DOES ALCOHOL EFFECT THE STOMACH?
INCREASES THE FLOW OF GASTIC JUICES, WHICH MAY IRRITATE THE STOMACH LINING AND LEAD TO INTERNAL BLEEDING.
DEFINE BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION.
THE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IN A PERSON'S BLOOD EXPRESSED AS A PERCENTAGE.
NAME THREE EFFECT ALCOHOL HAS ON DRIVING.
REDUCES ABILITY TO JUDGE DISTANCES, SPEEDS AND TURNS. REDUCES DRIVER'S ABILITY TO JUDGE HIS OWN CAPABILITIES AND LLIMITATIONS. INCREASES TENDENCY TO TAKE RISKS; SLOWS REFLEXES, CAN MAKE YOU FORGET TO USE TURN SIGNALS WHEN TURNING. REDUCES ABILITY TO CONCENTRATE.
NAME TWO CHRONIC LIVER CONDITIONS CAUSED BY HEAVY ALCOHOL USE.
FATTY LIVER AND CIRRHOSIS
DEFINE TOLERANCE.
A CONDITION IN WHICH A PERSON NEEDS TO DRINK MORE AND MORE TO PRODUCE THE SAME EFFECTS.
DEFINE DEPENDENCE.
A CONDITION IN WHICH THE BODY HAS DEVELOPED A CHEMICAL NEED FOR ALCOHOL.
DEFINE FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME.
A FETUS HAS BEEN AFFECTED MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY BY ITS MOTHER'S HEAVY ALCOHOL USE DURING PREGNANCY.
WHAT IS ALCOHOL POISONING?
A DANGEROUS TOXIC CONDITION THAT OCCURS WHEN A PERSON DRINKS A LARGE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
WHAT ARE THREE TRAITS OF A PERSON INFLICTED WITH ALCOHOLISM?
UNABLE TO PROMISE OR PREDICT WHAT HE/SHE WILL SAY OF DO OR HOW MUCH HE/SHE WILL DRINK. UNABLE TO MANAGE TENSION WITHOUT DRINKING. POSSIBLE PERSONALITY CHANGES OR MEMORY LAPSE. PREOCCUPIED IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER WITH ALCOHOL.
DURING WHAT STAGE OF ALCOHOLISM DOES A PERSON EXPERIENCE DELIRIUM TREMENS (DTS)?
THE THIRD STAGE.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF DELIRIUM TREMENS (DTs)?
HOT AND COLD FLASHES, SEVERE TREMORS, NIGHTMARES, HALLUCINATIONS, AND IRRATIONAL FEAR OF PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
NAME THREE COSTS OF ALCOHOLISM TO THE FAMILY AND TO SOCIETY.
ACCIDENTAL DEATHS..DOMESTIC VIOLENCE..ABUSE..DIVORCE..CODEPENDENCY..LOST REVENUE.