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Alcohol Concept Review
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What happens when alcohol enters the bloodstream?
The poisoned blood travels to the brain.
What is blood alcohol level or BAC?
The amount of alcohol in the bloodstream.
Why is that each person's reaction to alcohol is different?
Body weight, gender, sleep patterns, medications, and how much and how fast someone drinks alcohol are all ways that affect someone's reaction.
Decrease in self control, headache, poor coordination, vomiting, and hangovers are __ effects of alcohol.
Influenza, Emphysema, and clear thinking are __ effects of alcohol.
What are the risks of drinking alcohol?
Loss of concentration and it is harder to recognize danger.
What is a deadly disease that replaces healthy liver tissue with useless scar tissue?
It is called ____ ____ when a person needs more of an alcoholic beverage to feel the effects of said beverage
Why is it that a young woman who has been drinking is at a greater risk of having unplanned pregnancy?
Alcohol affects decision making skills, allowing people to make bad decisions.
What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?
A group of birth defects that are caused by alcohol consumption
Alcohol causes someone to do something they may not have done if they ____.
Had not been drinking
Alcohol lowers control of emotions, making some people ___.
Alcohol affects ____ ____, which is the amount of time from the instant your brain detects an external stimulus until the moment you respond.
Groups like SADD and MADD have worked to get stricter regulations on ______ __ _____.
Drinking and Driving
Feeling sad, wanting to numb emotions, wanting to act grown-up, and curiosity are all ____ pressures to drink
Seeing an ad, watching a movie with alcohol, and friend urging are all ____ pressures to drink
When making important decisions, one should consider their beliefs, or ____.
The outcome of a decision is also known as a ______.
The last step in making a decision is to do something, or to ____.
Talking to someone you trust, thinking through your feelings, writing down your thoughts, and identifying the problems are all ways to ____ internal pressures to drink.
The body develops a tolerance to alcohol and a person has a strong craving to drink are both signs of _____ dependence.
Daily routines revolve around alcohol, a person has a strong carving to drink, and a person feels they need to drink alcohol to deal with responsibilities are all signs of ____ dependence
Being exposed to alcohol, drinking to deal with feelings, genetics, and chronic illness are all factors the contribute to ______.
Deciding to stop drinking and getting treatment or counseling are steps to _____.
Alcoholics Anonymous, a medical doctor, and a counselor are all ______ that help with _______.
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