Drugs Outline # 2

Drugs Outline # 2 - 1 Alcoholism Binge Drinking a History i...

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1) a) History i) Temperance Movement (1) Modify Alcohol use but not eliminate it. (2) Dr. Benj Rush in 1978 believed hard alch interfered with the ability to earn a living and that alcoholism was a progressive, addicting disease. ii) Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) (1) Mrs. Ester McNeil founded movement to meet at churches than go to saloons. (a) Purpose: Beg store owners to stop selling alcohol to their husbands. (2) Eliza Thompson organized 70 women to march from Presbyterian Church to saloons. Members chose total abstinence from alcohol. iii) Anti-Saloon League (1) Rev. Howard Hyde formed in 1893. Motto: “The saloon must go” (a) Used local churches as a vehicle for carrying their message to the people and solicit funds to run an attack on the nation’s saloons. (b) Strategy : used politics, supporting candidates who opposed alcohol. iv) National Prohibition Party (1) Purpose: Change laws at the nation, state, and local level to prevent the sale of alcohol. b) Levels of Intoxication i) Happy Talkative ii) Loss of Judgment iii) Excited Behavior iv) Slowed Reaction v) Staggering vi) Violence vii) Death c) Binge Drinking Defined i) Binge Drinker
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(2) Female: 4 or more drinks in an hour ii) Occasional Binger Drinker (1) People that binge 1 or 2 times in a 2 week period. iii) Frequent Binge Drinker (1) People that binge 3 or more times in a 2 week period. iv) Alcohol (1) Ethanol is “burned”/oxidated in live (95%) at a rate of ½ oz. per hour. (2) You can’t sober up in a hurry. d) What Motavaties Students to Drink i) Drink to get drunk (47% admit) ii) Status associated with drinking iii) Culture of alcohol consumption on campus iv) Peer pressure and academic stress. e) Impact on other students i) 71% had sleep or study interrupted ii) 57% had to take care of an intoxicated student iii) 11% had been victims of advanced sexual assault iv) 16% had property damage f) Spending i) Typical college student will spend over $800 a year on alcohol. g)
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