DrugEd2 - Drug Ed Test 2 chapters 6 7 8 and 9-Binge...

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Drug Ed Test 2; chapters 6, 7, 8, and 9 -Binge Drinking - consuming five or more drinks (men) or four (women) in a short period of time -Blackouts - a common symptom of problem drinking; characterized by temporary memory loss -Acculturation - The adaptation and acceptance of cultural and social norms of a new environment -Problem Drinker - encounters interpersonal, financial, or social problems from his or her drinking -Children of Alcoholics - Alcoholism has a genetic link -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - facial deformities, growth retardation, and brain damage, which often is manifested by intellectual difficulties or behavioral problem. Caused by maternal drinking during pregnancy -Withdrawal - physical signs that appear when drug use is stopped -Alcohol Abuse - A state characterized by physical, social, intellectual, emotional, or financial problems resulting from the use of alcohol -Alcohol Dependence - Condition in which one’s body requires alcohol, or else withdrawal symptoms will occur; also marked by tolerance I. Alcohol A. Ethyl Alcohol- The form of alcohol that people consume. 1. Fermentation- The process of transforming certain yeasts, carbon,
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course EDHL 3534 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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DrugEd2 - Drug Ed Test 2 chapters 6 7 8 and 9-Binge...

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