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H & F Term 5

Alcohol - Chapter 15

chemical substance that is taken to cause changes in a person's body or behavior drug
drug that slows brain and body reactions depressant
What are alcohol's depressing effects slow body reactions, confusion, poor coordination, blurred vision, and drowsiness
What influences teens use of alcohol peers, family, and media
legal drinking age in Minnesota 21
a state in which a person's mental and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol intoxication
period of time the drinker can't recall blackout
Effects of Intoxication on the cardiovascular system increase in blood pressure and heart rate, and a decrease in core body temperature
Effects of Intoxication on the nervous system brain activity slows, reflexes become sluggish, and coordination is impaired
what does BAC stand for Blood Alcohol Concentration
What is BAC the amount of alcohol in a person's blood
What does DWI stand for Driving While Intoxicated
When is someone charged with a DWI BAC exceeds the legal limit of 0.08
taking an excessive amount of a drug that leads to a coma or death overdose
what is the consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol at one sitting binge drinking
a group of birth defects caused by the effects of alcohol on an unborn child fetal alcohol syndrome
liver disease caused by heavy alcohol drinking cirrhosis
disease where people can no longer control their use of alcohol alcoholism
the brains chemical need for alcohol dependence
the body's need for increased amounts of alcohol tolerance
the drinker no longer has control over his/her drinking addiction
What is Stage 1 of Alcoholism Problem Drinking
What is Stage 2 of Alcoholism Absolute Dependence
What is Stage 3 of Alcoholism Late Stage of Alcoholism
condition in which less and less alcohol causes intoxication reverse tolerance
What are the 3 stages in an alcoholic's recovery Acknowledging the Problem, Detoxification, Rehabilitation
the process of learning to cope with everyday living without alcohol rehabilitation
removing all alcohol from a person's body detoxification
skills needed to say no refusal skills
Created by: smoon