What is a Chronic Disease?
A medical condition that develops gradually and
persists for months or years
Symptoms may be treated, but underlying causes cannot be prevented through vaccines or
Common examples include cardiovascular disease,
Chapter 13 substance abuse
What is addiction? (Slide 4)
Compulsion: Behavior (underlined), Need (underlined)
Loss of Control: inability (underlined)
Negative consequences: Negative (underlined)
Denial: behavior (underlined)
Health Risks of Alcohol Use and
Wellness For Life
April 10, 2014
1. Cardiovascular Disease is Americas biggest killer in?
A. Men B. Women C. Children D. Both A and B
2. Cardiovascular Disease reduces all of the following except?
A. Quality of life B. Muscle growth C.