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Notes 1-17 - NOTES STATISTICS In the last year of adults have had a close family member who was is an alcoholic The total cost of alcoholism last

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NOTES 1/17/07 STATISTICS In the last year ½ of adults have had a close family member who was/ is an alcoholic. The total cost of alcoholism last year was $184 billion ($638 for everyone in America). Approximately 2 million people died last year where alcohol played some role. Approximately 10% of disease and injury were a direct result of alcohol. “TEST”: Yes-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 Yes-0 No-0 0 Points- no drinking problem No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 No-0 When you drink: -lower inhibitions (relax or get loud) -loose muscle coordination (stumble around) -decreased alertness (takes longer for stuff to register) -impaired ability to drive -further loss of muscle coordination (BARELY walk) -clumsiness -possible hostility -exaggerated emotions (from loving to depressed) -slurred speech (can’t talk correctly) When you are severely intoxicated: -can’t walk with out help -confused speech (Jake’s “Spanish”) -difficulty rousing the person (won’t get out of the chair)
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2008 for the course SOC 396 taught by Professor Reid during the Spring '08 term at Clemson.

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Notes 1-17 - NOTES STATISTICS In the last year of adults have had a close family member who was is an alcoholic The total cost of alcoholism last

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