HESM 212 Lecture 8 Notes
Tobacco smoke impacts the skin by increasing the number and depth of wrinkles
due to the increase of free radicals.
Smoking decreases O2 levels and that causes a decrease in testosterone level, which
may lead to a decreased sex dr
HESM 212 Lecture 7 Notes
More than 1,000 Americans die each day from smoking-related diseases.
Risk of premature death is significantly higher for cigarette smokers than nonsmokers. 300,000 400,000 deaths per year.
o 120,000 + from Lung Cancer
o 170,000 +
HESM 212 Chapter 11 Lecture Notes
Alcohol causes peripheral blood vessels to dilate. This causes the body to lose
heat. The more alcohol one drinks, the lower will be the core body
Kidneys There is an increase of urinary output due to the diu
HESM 212 Chapter 3 Lecture Notes
Five Patterns of Drug Use
1. Experimental ten or fewer experiences, uses infrequently,
2. Social-Recreational most common patterns, used in social
environment, share pleasurable experiences.
HESM 212 Chapter 2 Lecture Notes
Reasons for Drug Use: religion, pleasure, boredom, to escape, relief of pain,
acceptance, altered consciousness
Reasons against Drug Use: religion, health, fear of punishment, bad
Health Belief Model
HESM 212 Chapter 12 Lecture Notes
Alcoholism a chronic, progressive and potentially fatal disease
characterized by a growing compulsion to drink.
o Also a lack of control of when to stop drinking.
o Continues to drink despite negative consequences.
HESM 212 Chapter 1 Lecture Notes
Drug any substance that enters the human body and can change either the
function or the structure of the human organism.
Psychoactive Drug a chemical substance that changes ones thinking,
feelings, perceptions, and behavio
HESM 212 Lecture 5 Notes
Pharmacology The study of interactions of drugs with the physiology of the body.
o Skin, Mucous Membranes, Linings of the Alimentary Canal
Two Factors Related to Penetrating Barriers
o 1. Characteristics of the Dr
HESM 212 Lecture 4 Notes
Neuron smallest functional unit of the nervous system.
Normal Nerve Activity Neurotransmitter delivers message to receptors and
returns to cell
Drug Interference with Nerve Activity
o Alters deactivation, allowing continuous stimu
HESM 212 Lecture 6 Notes
Drug Dependence a state of psychological or physical need, or both. It involves the
compulsive use of a drug on a continuous or periodic basis to experience the
Four Areas of Drug Dependence
o 1. Psycholo
Psychoactive: chemical substance that changes ones thinking, feelings,
perceptions and behavior
Peer approval: peer pressure, use of drugs/conforming
Pharmacology: study of interactions of drugs with the physiology of the body
Lipophilic: ability to beco
PEH 285 Exam I Study Guide: Chapters 1-6
Chapters 1 & 2: Shaping Your Health & Achieving Psychological Health.
Define the following terms: Health (Holistic Health), Wellness, morbidity, mortality, health promotion,
episodic medicine, GAD, OCD, panic di