Flashcards in Alcohol Unit 3 Deck (30)
________ of all crime is linked to alcohol use.
What is the #1 disease linked with chronic alcohol use?
________ is when people consume large quantities of alcohol in a short amount of time.
One drink is ________ ozs. of pure ethanol.
Which factor does not impact a person's BAC?
This is the organization that controls the sale of alcoholic beverages.
Liquor Control Board
This lowers the BAC level for intoxicated drivers under 21.
This is a severe form of alcohol withdrawl.
In PA a person under 21 has a legal limit of?
Which amendment ended the prohibition?
How many cases of alcohol poisoning are there a year in PA?
More than ________ teens die in alcohol related crashes a year.
Alcohol belongs to what drug classification?
Alcohol deprives the brain of oxygen and starts to shut down ________ functions.
Which stage of liver disease can cause the liver to swell, cause fever, abdominal pain, and yellowing of the skin?
What are the 3 classes of drinkers?
Social, Problem, and Alcoholic
A healthy liver can process about how many drinks an hour?
What are the effects of alcohol on females?
- delay/irregular menstrual cycle
- reduce fertility
-risk of breast cancer
-early onset of menopause
What are the effects of alcohol on males?
- effect size of reproductive organs
- reduce fertility, sperm count, & movement of sperm
-decrease muscle mass
-impaired sexual performance ( impotence- males can't get an erection)
What class do most adults fall in, in the US?
About ________ in ten drinkers is or will become an alcoholic/problem drinker.
What is alcohol?
Alcohol is a drug that depresses the brain and nervous system.
What is fermentation?
Fermentation is a process in which yeast, sugar, and water are combined to pruduce alcohol and CO2.
What is distillation?
Distillation is a process that uses a fermented mixture to obtain an alcoholic beverage with a high alcohol content.
What is proof?
Proof is a measurement of the amount of alcohol in a beverage.
What are the 3 types of Alcohol?
Beer, Liquor, and Wine
What is the percentage of alcohol absorbed into the bloodstream through the stomach wall?
The remaining alcohol exits through what?
Urine, Perspiration, or breath.
What does alcohol impair?
Senses, Vision, and Hearing