PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG Chemical substance that acts on the brain, affecting a person's mind and behavior.
2. DEPRESSANT A drug that slows down the nervous system activity.
GATEWAY DRUG A psychoactive substance that leads the user to tr
TYPES OF DRINKING PROBLEMS 1. Social Drinking light drinking (half of adults who drink) -They drink only at social functions -For young people this can lead to regular use.
Moderate Drinking -Amount contained in 2 drinks -Use alcohol regularly but not
STUDY GUIDE FOR PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH
CONCEPTION AND HEREDITY 1. FERTILIZATION
5. INHERETED CHARACTERISTICS
PREGNANCY 1. EMBYO 2. FETUS 3. PLACENTA
PRNATAL CARE 1.
Mental and Emotional Health Unit 2 Lessons 5, 8, 9, 10, 11
Communication Skills Listening Skills Good Character
Values = your standard or belief Self-control = regulates own behavior Compassion Good citizenship Fairness Respect Responsibility Trustworthin
Making Decisions Describe the situation that requires a decision. List all possible decisions. Evaluate outcomes of those decisions Decide and Act Review your decisions Addictions - Compelling desire to engage in a situation Drugs Exercise Gambling Nicoti
Anger is the feeling of being irritated or annoyed. Hidden anger: Not recognized, expressed inappropriate ways Hostility: Chronic state of anger Projection: Blaming others for actions or events Displacement: Release of anger on someone or something that i
What Causes Depression Inability to cope with a life crisis Changes in brain structure Genetic predisposition: the inheritance of genes that increase the likelihood of developing a condition. Low serotonin levels Traumatic family events Physical illness a
Understanding Nutrition: Choosing Healthy Foods
"Nothing in excess, moderation is best in all things" Food Guide Pyramid Proteins A nutrient is a substance in food that helps with body processes. Proteins Each gram of protein provides four calories. What
The Pill is a form of birth control used by women that is taken by mouth to prevent pregnancy. When taken correctly, it is 98% effective. However, the Pill does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV (the
Norplant is a birth control method used by women. Six match-sized capsules are surgically implanted underneath the skin of the underside of the upper arm. The capsules contain a hormone called "progestin," which slowly releases into the bloodstre
Condoms, the male condom and the female condom. What Is a Male Condom?
The male condom, or "rubber," is a thin covering made of latex, plastic, or animal membrane that is rolled over an erect penis. The covering prevents semen, the fluid that contains spe