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Health Alcohol Quiz
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The _______ children of alcoholic fathers have a 25% risk of becoming alcoholics.
Alcohol plays a major role in __________ and crime.
In a condition known as _______________, a family member sacrifices his own needs to meet the needs of an addict.
The state of being affected by alcohol is ___________.
In many cases, initial experimentation with drinking alcohol gradually becomes _________ drinking.
The state of being emotionally and physically addicted to alcohol is called _____________.
A person caught driving with a blood level of .__ or greater will be arrested for "driving under the influence" (DUI).
Long-term drinking can lead to ___________, an inflammation of the liver.
When a mother-to-be drinks during pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome may occur in her _____.
Teens who belong to _______ learn ways to cope with alcoholic parents.
An addict in ______ cannot see the symptoms of his or her addiction.
In some states, a person with a ______ _______ __________ (BAC) of about .08 or higher who is caught driving will be charged with "driving while intoxicated" (DWI).
blood alcohol concentration
The ________ of a hangover include headache, nausea, upset stomach, and dizziness.
The amount of alcohol in a person's blood expressed as a percentage, is blood alcohol _________.
The natural limits that people put on their behaviors are called ___________.
The _______ age required to purchase alcohol is 21.
Cirrhosis is a condition in which healthy cells of the _______ are replaced with by scar tissue.
What is driving under the influence?
What is a decrease in red blood cells or hemoglobin?
What is a decrease in brain function that includes personality changes and memory loss?
What program helps the family, spouse, and friends of an alcoholic?
What are a set of uncomfortable physical effects that are caused by excessive alcohol use?
What is the drug in wine, beer, and liquor that causes intoxication?
How does alcoholism cause permanent changes in the brain?
repeated dehydration and lack of oxygen
In what two ways do alcoholic treatment programs help an alcoholic live without drinking?
It helps through the withdrawal stage and the understanding of why they became addicted.
What are some reasons why a person might drink alcohol?
environmental, psychological, behavioral, and physical
Give three logical reasons why a person might refuse to drink alcohol.
Drinking+driving, lose of control, binge drinking, STD's, violate parent's rules, underage
What driving skills are impaired by alcohol?
Drowsiness, slower reaction time, vision is terrible, and no coordination
Explain why a person who has passed out and has stopped drinking could still die of alcohol poisoning.
Body breaks down the alcohol, goes into the bloodstream, you get sick, and pass out while the alcohol continues to flow.
Why is it unwise to drink alcohol while working outside in extremely hot weather?
dehydration & lack of fluids
List several warning signs of alcoholism.
anger, disappointment, lonely, change of habits+friends
You can't get as drunk from beer or wine as you can from hard liquor. Why is the preceding statement a myth?
Because they all have the same level of alcohol content.
What does the AA program for treating alcoholism include?
A 12 step method
What are the four stages of alcoholism.
Problem drinking, tolerance, dependence, and addiction
What are the five steps to Recovery?
withdrawal, honeymoon, wall/relapse, adjustment period, resolution
The type of alcohol found in alcohol beverages. (Powerful Drug)
the chemical action of yeast on sugars.
Physical and mental impairment resulting from the use of alcohol and can range from an inability to walk to unconsciousness.
A process in the liver, which changes alcohol to water, carbon dioxide, and energy.
Driving Under the influence
The amount of alcohol in a person's blood expressed as a percentage.
BAC or Blood Alcohol Concentration
What does MADD stand for?
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
What does SADD stand for?
Students Against Destructive Decisions
People in social settings who choose not to drink so that they can safely drive themselves and others.
A condition which fats build up in the liver and cannot be broken down, develops.
A condition which liver tissue is destroyed and then replaced with useless scar tissue.
An inflammation or infection of the liver that can cause weakness, jaundice, fever, and sometimes death.
Hepatitis or Alcoholic Hepatitis
This occurs when one or more medicines are taken simultaneously, alcohol combined with other drugs or medicines produces an interaction.
A condition in which as fetus has been adversely affected mentally and physically by its mother's heavy alcohol use during pregnancy.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Periodic Excessive Drinking
Dangerous toxic condition that occurs when a person drinks a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time.
Many myths and misconceptions surround the pattern of alcohol abuse.
A physical and psychological dependence on the drug ethanol (it is a disease)
The dramatic physical and psychological effects of alcohol withdrawal.
Delirium Tremens (DTs)
People who are involved with alcoholics whose lives are enmeshed in the alcoholic's problems.
Co- alcoholics or codependents
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