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Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Study Guide
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Establishing a pattern so the act becomes automatic?
The chemical breakdown to make alcohol and other by products?
Cancer of the oral cavity caused by smokeless tobacco?
True/False: The more a person weighs, the greater the effect a drug has on them
What are things you can do instead of steroids?
What are 2 physical affects of steroids?
Males: Acne, balding, low sperm count
Females: Hair grows, voice lowers, female organs shrivel
What are 2 mental affects of steroids?
Anger, drop in grades, change in friends
True/False: Smoking dulls a person's senses of taste and smell?
Name 4 factors that effect how an individual reacts to a drug?
Dose: How much you take
Food in the stomach: Food slows down the absorption
Body weight: How much you weigh
Body chemistry: How your body is made up
True/false: Alcohol acts as a tranquilizer and is not addictive?
What is a drug that does not need written permission from your doctor?
Over the Counter or OTC
True/False: Antibiotics are used to relieve pain?
Name 3 ways drugs can be taken?
Orally: by mouth
Inhalation: Fast acting; to the lungs
Injection: Inter-muscular; intervenious
Suppositories: Absorbed plug-ins
Inunction: Patches, through the skin
What is the zero tolerance law?
No alcohol allowed
True/false: A fast acting way to take drugs is orally (through the mouth)
What is the conversion of alcohol into water and carbon dioxide called?
True/false: Alcohol is a socially acceptable drug?
What is it called when 2 or more drugs are taken at the same time?
True/false: when you have a medical professional help you withdraw from your drug addiction it is called detoxification?
Name some narcotic drugs?
Name some depressant drugs?
Barbituates, Tranquilizers, Marijuana, Rohypnol, Ketamine
Name some stimulant drugs?
Cocaine, Amphetamines, Methamphetamines, ecstacy
Name some hallucinogens?
What is it called when you take a drug improperly?
What is it called when you take drugs for no medical reason?
What is BAC ?
Blood Alcohol Content
What affects your BAC level?
Your weight, How much you have eaten, your body chemistry
Name 3 types of treatment options?
Drug free program
Know the 4 patterns of Drug Abuse?
1. Experimental user: tries it once
2. Occasional user: Once in a while
3. Regular user: Likes the feeling of drugs
4. Dependent user: Physically and Psychologically addicted
Name some unhealthy reasons you should not smoke?
2. Heart disease
3. Pregnancy issues for women
4. Stains fingers
5. Stains teeth
7. Odors in hair/ clothes
True/false: It is best to drink on an empty stomach because having food in your stomach will make you vomit?
What type of alcohol is found in an alcoholic beverage?
What is the most popular way for steroid users to take their drugs?
What do we call the need to take more and more of a drug to get the same effect?
What is the most commonly abused LEGAL drug?
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