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Unformatted text preview: Friday: 5.08 drinks o Saturday: 5.46 drinks o Sunday: .56 drinks I. Who Drinks? a. 52 % of people in the US (age 12 and older) b. Men > Women c. White > Hispanic, African American, Asian American i. Native Americans drink more than Caucasians d. Higher Education > lower education e. 79% of high school seniors have tried alcohol • Group Activity: What problem drinking? o Addiction o Negative affects on daily functions o Make excuses for drinking o Drinking more than averages o Interfering with psychological and physical well being o Drinking alone o Drinking during the day o Driving under that influence II. Health consequences of Alcohol Use a. Liver damage i. Cirrhosis b. Negative effects on the brain i. Karsocoff Syndrome: trouble producing certain speech c. Some types of cancer d. Negative effects on growing fetus e. Unsafe sex, drunk driving, and accidents...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course KNH 329 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08