edith psych 15 - AlcoholandTobaccoUse

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Alcohol and Tobacco Use Understand the behavioral, psychological and physiological effects of alcohol,  including the strong nonspecific effects of alcohol.      Behavioral o      Alcohol myopia o      DUI o      Sexual behavior o      Crime and Violence      Psychological o      Placebo Effect      Physiological Effects o      Fluid Balance      Peeing o      Peripheral Circulation      Increase of Heat Loss o      Hormonal Effect   Be generally familiar with the behavioral effects at different blood alcohol  concentrations (BACs).      BAC and Behavioral Effects       BAC (%)       Behavioral Effects      0.05 o      Lowered alertness, release of inhibitions, impaired judgment      0.10 o      Slower reaction times, impaired motor function, less caution      0.15 o      Large, consistent increases in reaction time      0.20 o      Marked depression in sensory and motor capability,  intoxication      0.25 o      Severe motor disturbance, staggering, great impairment      0.30
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o      Stuporous but conscious—no comprehension of what’s going 
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