#8 Alcohol -- chpt. 10

#8 Alcohol -- chpt. 10 - Continuum of Substance Use A b s t...

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Unformatted text preview: Continuum of Substance Use A b s t i n e n c e Experimentation Use Abuse Physical Dependence Death high low Percent (%) ACHA GT CAS None 70.3 58.2 1-2 times 18.6 30.0 3-5 times 9.6 9.3 6 or more times 1.4 2.7 Reported number of times college students consumed five or more drinks in a sitting within the last two weeks. Campus Alcohol Surveys NCHA National Alcohol Data • Sample size 47,202 • American College Health Association. American College Health Association - National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA) Web Summary. Updated September 2005. Available at http://www.acha.org/projects_programs/ncha_sampledata.cfm. 2005. Actual% Perceived% None 29.6 7 1-2 drinks 19.5 9 3-4 drinks 20.2 31.9 5-6 drinks 13.6 33.7 7-8 drinks 6.5 11 9-10 drinks 5.2 6 11 or more 4.9 1.3 Campus ACHA Alcohol Surveys The last time you partied/socialized, how many alcoholic drinks did you have? How many alcoholic drinks does the typical Tech student have while socializing/ partying? Basic Facts About Alcohol • Ethanol alcohol is a central nervous system depressant • Alcohol enters the bloodstream through the stomach wall and upper intestine – It typically reaches the blood stream in about 15 minutes and reaches its peak concentration in about 1 hour. Absorption of Alcohol • Stomach intestines bloodstream...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course CS 1371 taught by Professor Stallworth during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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#8 Alcohol -- chpt. 10 - Continuum of Substance Use A b s t...

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