Flashcards in Health Deck (30):
What are the three categories of risk factors? Give a description for each one.
heredity-inheriting a disease like Muscular Dystrophy, high blood pressure, cancer, etc.
Environmental- physical (pollution), cultural (food and clothing), and social (peer pressure)
Behavioral- making decisions (wether to wear proper biking equipment)
What is the well being of your body, mind, and relationships with other people?
What is the degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life?
quality of life
What describes a person's ability to gather and understand health information and then use the information to improve his or her health?
What are the beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation?
What are all the traits that are passed biologically from parent to child?
What are three characteristics of teens with low self esteem?
What are the 6 common emotions?
What refers to how much you like yourself and feel good about yourself?
What is the emotional state in which you feel hopeless and worthless?
What consists of the unique combination of traits that make you an individual?
What are people who study the human mind and behavior?
What is an unconscience coping strategy?
What percent of all fatal automobile crashes are alcohol related?
What are 4 factors that affect a person's B. A. C.?
age, weight, height
rate of consumption and absorption of alcohol
volume of alcohol
What is the legal drinking age?
What is the legal B.A. C. in the state of Mississippi for operating a motor vehicle?
What are three life threatening short term effects of drinking alcohol?
motor vehicle crashes
What are three long term health risks of drinking alcohol over time?
Alcohol is a drug that is a drug that acts as a powerful ____________.
One in every ___ American's grow up in an alcoholic family.
Describe Alcoholics Anonymous.
support group for alcoholics
support group for family members that live with an alcohoic
support group for teens that live with an alcoholic parent
What refers to the many negative effects alcohol has on a drinker's blood?
What is the percentage of the amount of ethanol in a person's blood?
Blood Alcohol Concentration
What is it called when drugs increase each other's effects when they are taken together?
People who have an addiction to alcohol suffer from what?
What is any chemical that causes a change in a person's body or behavior?