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...ALCOHOL Every human has different rate of metabolism this rate depends upon what’s the age, gender, and weight of every individual. The human body metabolizes alcohol in three different stages that is absorption, distribution and elimination (Alcohol and the human body 101). However like any other substances alcohol does not digest it is absorbed mainly by the small intestine. For this reason alcohol enters the bodily tissues through bloodstream as alcohol is easily soluble in water it is distributed to the water containing components of the body. Unfortunately women’s are more affected by the alcohol than men even if taken in small amount. It affects the central nervous system. The human... Full Paper...
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Alcohol
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...Alcohol Drug and sustenance abuse has become an aspect of concern debate in the current generation in which a majority of individuals getting into drugs and substance abuse. Whereas there are different drugs and substances of abuse, one significant aspect is the fact that both have severe effects to the human body, with some also contributing towards environmental degradation. Regardless of the drug of substance that one abuses, it is evident that drug and substance abuse remains one of the greatest challenges affecting most families today in the entire globe, with the progress towards providing a lasting solution to the vice facing numerous challenges. Based on such an...
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...alcohol: In the present age, more and more people are getting addicted to alcohol day by day. Alcohol has become a usual and necessary drink in parties, gatherings and functions. Most of the people give alcohol a try in the parties. It is inspirational. People want to see what is so special about alcohol that people become addicted to it. Sometimes, people are driven by their curiosity to challenge themselves. They want to prove to themselves that they can consume alcohol without getting addicted to it. Once an individual takes this challenge, he/she first consumes so much of alcohol that would be enough to become a habit. Once the consumption of alcohol becomes a habit, then the challenge... ?Drinking...
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Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse and Family Theory Applying Family Theories in the Assessment and Treatment of Alcohol Abuse of Professor Date of Submission Introduction Adolescents and young adults in the family have the highest rate of alcohol abuse. Individuals with a history of alcoholism or alcohol abuse in the family are also more prone to encounter alcohol-related difficulties (Freeman, 2001). It has been known already that family members of an alcohol abuser are more prone to experience problems from alcohol abuse. Health profiles of familial alcohol abuse show that accumulation of alcohol dependence in the family is partly brought about by genetic variables (Freeman, 2001). There is also proof... ?Running Head:...
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Alcohol Drinking
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...Alcohol WHY SHOULD WE DRINK ALCOHOL Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 334024 17 November 2009 WHY SHOULD WE DRINK ALCOHOL Introduction Currently, there has been an upswing in the news about alcohol. So there is euphoria. Even non-drinkers are thinking of giving way to the benefits of drinking. Of course, there are benefits in drinking alcohol. Science has been proving at regular frequency that there are benefits to the heart in drinking. Taken literally, it means that instead of curbing the consumption of alcohol, one must begin to promote sales of the liquor. Why Alcohol, if taken moderately, 3-4 times a week boosts the heart because it clears the nerves of low density... Why Should We Drink...
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Alcohol consumption
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...Alcohol and Young People Drinking alcohol is a common behavior among youngsters and they are most often addicted to alcohol due to many reasons. Young adults are more easily subjected to alcohol consumption due to their tender age and curiosity. Research on drinking motives in young people had been going on since decades. It is assumed that the young people drink in order to attain values outcomes. As per ( Kuntsche (2006,pg.1844-57)) “A previous review revealed that most adolescents reported drinking for social motives, some indicated enhancement motives and only a few reported coping motives”. The personality factors...
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Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse Introduction Alcohol abuse is not always characterized with the pattern of heavy drinking; instead, it is defined in terms of the adverse consequences. Alcohol abuse is on rise in the US. Statistics reveal that 1 out of 6 people in the US faces drinking problem. Alcohol abuse leads to relationship complications. Normally, alcohol abusers think that they are punishing their own bodies and not to their families but the thinking has a flaw. The paper explores how alcohol abuse leads to relationship issues. The paper also explores whether current behavior of alcohol abuse has any relation to the past. Alcohol abuse impacts the family negatively in many areas. Some of the issues... ...
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Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse Introduction In this essay, I have decided to focus on the public health issue concerning the risk of alcohol abuse in relation to a certain population group who are young adults. A situation where young adults drink alcohol is referred to as underage drinking. As youths grow old, their rate of alcohol consumption increases significantly (Powers 2007, p.353). Whenever young adults take alcohol, they fail to realize the adverse effects drinking can have on their health, lives, families and social relationships. In the United Kingdom, the popular word used by many to refer to the act of...
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Alcohol Consumption
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...Alcohol Consumption within the UK and Comparison of these Levels with Consumption in up to 10 Other Countries. CurrentLevel of Consumption of Alcohol in the UK According to the figures compiled by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) the consumption of alcohol has come down for the second consecutive year. The fall of 3.3 percent in the year 2006 is by far the largest single fall in a period of 15 years. The fall in the year 2006 follows the drop of 2.2 percent in the year 2005. The introduction of the new Licensing Act may be considered partially responsible for this decline. The consumption level of alcohol in the UK as of the year 2006 is shown below... with a graphical...
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Alcohol Poisoning
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...Alcohol Poisoning Excessive intake of alcohol can be hazardous to a person’s health, and this is commonly known as alcohol poisoning. This happens when a person has consumed a large amount of alcohol over a short time. The alcohol level in their blood goes high, and this leads to poisoning (Gallavardin and Albert 34). Drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short time affects a person’s breathing, increases the heart rate, affects reflex actions and could lead to a comma in severe cases. Consequently, a person may die if in a comma for an extended period. To avoid alcohol...
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Alcohol Abuse
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...alcohol consumption has been a major concern for most of the societies due to the health implications that abuse of this drug causes. Most youths do take in a lot of alcohol from very tender ages in their lives and continue doing so well into their adulthood. The results of heavy drinking of alcoholic substances have proved negative- alcohol has clearly impacted negatively on the health of the people who take excessive amounts. Deaths have been reported as consequences of excessive alcohol intake; some youths have had to quit going to school due to their addiction to alcohol and married couples living with the abuse of alcohol in their marriage will often separate... Introduction An increase in the...
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Drinking Alcohol
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...Alcohol Alcoholism is a form of addiction, a psychological or physiological dependence on alcohol. The negative effects that alcoholism causes cannot be undermined. There are studies which indicate that excessive drinking increases the tendencies for people to lose control and thereby manifest socially aggressive behavior. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services define alcoholism, also known as “alcohol dependence,” as “a disease that includes four symptoms: craving: a strong need, or compulsion, to drink; loss of control: The inability to limit one’s drinking on any given occasion; physical dependence: Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety, occur... Drinking...
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Alcohol product
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...Alcohol Product This is a short interview conducted at X ltd Liquor Store, and the interviewee was Mr. Montgomery, a salesperson and cashier. Q: Which are the most popular alcohol brands? Please name about three of them. A: Smirnoff Vodka, Bacardi and Jack Daniel’s, respectively. Q: Which are the most expensive alcohol brands? A: A bottle of Tequila is the most expensive, followed by Diva Vodka and lastly, the Maccalan. Q: Which products are hot brands or new arrivals? A: Smirnoff, Bacardi and Jack Daniel’s are still the hottest brands in the market. A Simple Action Plan X Ltd Liquor Store, in accordance with its mission, will design, put...
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Alcohol Advertising
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...Alcohol Advertising" George A. Hacker is a who can influence and change the thoughts of people. His critique about the impact of alcohol advertisement on youngsters is a complete piece of information for those who are a little or not at all aware of this issue. He does not merely put forward a personal statement and proves it but also gives evidence and takes advantage of logos, pathos and ethos to support his view. The article gives a number of evidences to prove that alcohol marketers are targeting young generation, however, they do not demonstrate it directly. He raises many points and many cases where ultimate targets are people younger than 21 years. He also criticizes the policies... ...
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Ethanol Alcohol
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...Alcohol Ethanol, the 2-carbon alcohol illustrates the attitude-changing impacts of the Alcohol Beverages. Ethanol alcohol is a carbohydrate that is a simple molecule which provides cells with energy when it is burned. The non-necessary nutrient Ethanol serves as a cellular toxin and an active drug before its metabolism commences. In the capacity of a brain drug, ethanol alcohol fully destroys the brain function just like an anaesthetic. It is responsible for the destruction of the alcoholics as members of the society. Ethanol alcohol is different from other liquids when consumed because it escapes the normal process of digestion and instead directly enters the blood stream... 15 August Ethanol Alcohol...
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Drinking Alcohol
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...Alcohol Design an experiment to test whether drinking alcohol influences peoples tendency to become socially aggressive. Be sure to specify your experimental hypothesis and identify your dependent and independent variables, as well as your experimental and control conditions. Identify any experimental procedures that would help to ensure the reliability of your research. There is a wide, though not unanimous agreement among medical scientists that alcoholism should be treated as a disease and that a tendency, or predisposition, to contract it may be inherited. There have been studies that indicate that the effect of alcohol on a person’s brain increases the occurrence of accidents (vehicular...
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Alcohol Education
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...Alcohol Education Alcohol Education Alcohol is among the widely categorized substances prone to abuse. Substance abuse can be termed as the use of substances for non-medical purposes, used in excess, used for the wrong purposes or too often and in the wrong combination (WHO, 2012). Substances are commonly used to enhance mental and physical capacities. Incidents of the college age population partaking in alcohol consumption have been on the rise, culminating to abusive levels. This paper will address the prevalence problem of alcohol among this group, aiming at increasing educational awareness of the effects of alcohol. It will detail how the goal can be measured, the role nurses could play... ? Alcohol...
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Alcohol Dependence
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...Alcohol Dependence Introduction The American Psychiatric Association (1994) expressed that alcohol dependence is known as a prevalent as well as serious illness and may have resulted from maladaptive drinking patterns of nondependent individuals (Sobell, Cunningham & Sobell, 1996). There may be a perceived difficulty on the part of alcoholic drinkers to express their feelings since the truth is often times hard to accept. Alcoholism is a term with multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions. In common and historic usage, alcoholism refers to any condition which results in the continued consumption of alcoholic beverages despite health problems and negative social consequences... Qualitative Report on...
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Alcohol Dependency
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...alcohol dependence has become a widespread phenomenon in Australia. Yet the problem is not confined to this nation alone. All over the world, alcohol dependency, especially among the youth, alcohol dependence is becoming a major societal problem. In this paper, I intend to provide a critique of the study by Alati, Najman, Kinner, Mamun, Williams, O' Callaghan and Bor entitled "Early Predictions of Adult Drinking: A Birth Cohort Study" published in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 2005. To summarize, the study researched on the effects and relation of birth stress, maternal alcoholic consumption and rearing practices on the development of alcohol dependency... Introduction The problem of alcohol ...
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Alcohol abuse and alcohol disorders
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...alcohol intake who is admitted for a surgical procedure that will require a hospital stay of several days. Introduction: Alcohol abuse and alcohol related disorders are very common in clinical practice. Recent years have witnessed a blossoming of clinically relevant research regarding alcohol abuse and dependence, including information on specific genetic influences, the clinical course of these conditions, and the development of new and helpful treatments (Stevenson, 2005, 245-280). However, when the patient is cared for some other reason in the practice area, such as, surgery, the issues are slightly different, since the secondary... Design a management plan for a client with a habitual alcohol ...
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Alcohol problem
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...Alcohol Abuse” quiz. Analyze the quiz’s questions. Do you feel that they are relevant to in the setting? Would there be any questions that would be more appropriate to use if this quiz was given to middle school students, high school students, or adults out of school? Why or why not. What is missing from the quiz that you feel is important to include with the idea of alcohol consumption? The quiz’s questions are about current or recent past drinking. The only question that is posed about a person’s entire history is if you ever hurt yourself or others when drinking. These questions can be used for a person with a current at risk behavior, but people with past... 1. Take the “What is Your Risk of Alcohol ...
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Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse Evaluator:_________________________________________________________ Criteria Ranking Low----------------------- High Content 65% Process 35% ( total is 30% of course grade) Comments are required in each section to address strengths and ways to improve. 1) Clear presentation of significance of problem (20)………... 1 2 3 4 5 Comments: The problem is clearly defined... and presented. Additionally, the significance of the problem is adequately tackled. 2) Details of recommendations including clinical, feasibility,...
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Alcohol Market
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...Alcoholic Beer Explore and analyze the problems inherent in the no alcohol/low alcohol market:. what social and cultural issues might effect this market and explain how Kaliber overcame these. The no alcohol/low alcohol market faces a number of cultural and social issues that appeared almost insurmountable when the idea of such a new market was first proposed. The basic cultural problem that the market faced was that the word "beer" is associated, and has been associated, almost indelibly with "alcohol" centuries. Along with the word beer come a series of associations linked to pubs, having a "good time", a lack of inhibitions, sexual possibilities and the whole social structure... of the pub...
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Family violence because Alcohol
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...Alcohol and Family Violence Alcohol and Family Violence Introduction The relationship between alcohol and domestic/family violence has been extensively researched on. Alcohol and drug abuse are global concerns that have attracted numerous organizations and agencies; all seeking to understand and minimize their impacts on social life. Domestic violence cases have been, for quite some time now, reported in almost every society. According to McMurran (2013), the prime cause of family violence has been attributed to excessive alcohol drinking and substance abuse. It is worrying that figures of family violence that is caused alcohol keep skyrocketing despite the many interventions and antidotes... ...
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Alcohol in India
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...Alcohol in India Introduction The purpose of this report is to gather some information about use of alcohol in India. The report consists of two main parts. In the first part, the report describes the impact of social organizations on the use of alcohol, whereas in the second part, the report relates the use of alcohol to the living conditions of people of India. Alcohol is one of the commonly used drinks in some parts of India. According to some estimates, nearly 65 million people in India use alcohol on a regular basis. Alcohol consumption has been historically low in India. “One reason alcohol use has historically been low in India is because of religion... ?[Your full full February 20, Use of Alcohol ...
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Alcohol Related Violence
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...Alcohol Related Violence Affiliation Reducing Violence According to research, areas with a high number of alcohol dens register highliquor related crimes and intolerance. Targeting high risk licensed venues The frequency of intolerance and violence within the localities of alcohol outlets depend on risk factors such as the behaviour of the staff at the bar, how close bars are and the design of the bar. The probability of violence is high in areas with a high number of predisposing risks. Restaurants that operate on a 24hrs economy are more likely to experience liquor related violence for most of the violence take place between six in the...
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Alcohol Persuasive Speech
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...alcohol, we can protect everybody’s health. Attention Step: Attention Getter: Deaths from alcohol related reasons is one of the top three causes of preventable death in the United States according to a fact sheet ”alcohol Use and Your Health”, a fact sheet from the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC). 1. This is not something that is fun to think about. 2. Today I am going to argue that not only is death from alcohol preventable, but the laws we pass... Mariam Almatrouk Dr. Denise Vultee Oral Communication 1010 Novermber 15, General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that by passing laws that provide greater education and restrict how often people can buy...
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Effects of Alcohol
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...alcohol to a teenager will affect his or her lifestyle vs. being introduced to it in their late twenties. According to Anderson et al, "In teenagers, the prevalence of alcohol leads them to a situation where they may have more opportunities to engage in heavy drinking". (Anderson et al, 2003, p. 200) That refers to conclude that as long as the teenagers remain aloof from drinking, they are successful in maintaining a healthy lifestyle but after tasting alcohol whether for fun or for experience, makes the teenagers addicted to alcohol. On the other hand if we examine alcohol consumption in adults aged... Angela E. Dent English 102: Advanced Composition Cause/Effect Essay Assignment The introduction of...
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Drug and Alcohol Addiction
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...Alcohol Addiction Drug and alcohol addiction has been one chief source of various ills in our society which deserves to be addressed seriously for an intensive permanent resolution. We can never deny the fact that somewhere in history, alcohol drinking and substance use have heretofore prevailed to be part of our culture and we have often found a great deal of change through them in terms of economy and socio-political affairs from societal to global scale. Like poverty and cold war between nations, drug and alcohol addiction is an appalling crisis that would not cease to torment and misshape the moral sphere of living. On this ground, I have decided to conduct further research on drug... Drug and...
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Alcohol Addiction and Adolescents
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...Alcohol Addiction and Adolescents Introduction The use of alcohol is prevalent among Australian adolescents, and high-risk consumption is a severe and increasing issue. An extensive range of individual, peer, family, school, and community factors have been identified as being possible causes that enable the development of teenage alcohol use and abuse. This paper, consequently, will be exploring the misuse of alcohol among adolescents by, primarily, describing the patterns of teenage alcohol consumption, following which a critical review of current literature will be discussed. Several theories relating to...
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Teenage Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse Outline Introduction I. Problem ment Definition and impact of alcohol Current of the problem Causes of the problem Advertising Social image of "adulthood" Lack of knowledge about harmful effect of alcohol II. Preventive measure The importance of preventive measure Types of measures 1. Public health policies Solution (special programs against alcohol) 2. Strong government control Solution (strict law, prohibition of alcohol image advertising) 3. College Control Solution (intervention programs, education programs) III. Recommendation Conclusion Today, the problem of teenage alcohol abuse becomes an issue of the day. Looking at the entire range of society's current... Teenage...
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Alcohol Caused Disorders
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...Alcohol is one of the drug categories. Alcohol misuse is a disease that is illustrated by the sufferer experiencing an outline of consuming excessive alcohol regardless of the negative impacts of alcohol, on the person’s work, medical, official, educational and communal life (Meyer & Quenzer, 2005). Almost ten percent of women and twenty percent of men in the United States are affected by alcohol abuse, most of them commencing in their mid teens. Alcohol intoxication presents in the following signs; the odor of alcohol on the breath or skin, shiny or bloodshot eyes, the individual being strangely unreceptive or argumentative, and/or a decline... in the individual’s look or hygiene....
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Alcohol Abuse Disorders
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...Alcohol abuse disorders al Affiliation] Table of contents 3 Introduction 4 Relevance of alcohol use disordersto psychology 4-5 Psychological turmoil induced by excessive alcohol consumption 5-6 Nature of DSM-IV diagnosis 6-7 Criticism related to DSM-IV 7-8 Alcohol dependence syndrome 8-9 Elements of Alcohol dependence syndrome 9-10 Treatment of alcohol use disorders 10-11 Conclusion 11 References: 12 Abstract This paper is primarily based on contemplating the highly sensitive issue of alcohol abuse disorders and the psychological impact produced by them on the abusers....
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NURSING ASSIGNMENT Substances- alcohol
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...Alcohol Table of Contents Introduction 3 Reasons behind Alcoholism 4 Policies 5 Steps toward Prevention 5 Conclusion 6 References 7 Introduction Alcohol is an organic compound that depressants the central nervous system of human beings. Its effect can be of short term as well as long term. Effects of alcohol depend on the consumption type and quantity, body chemistry of consumer, age, gender, weight, food consumption, experience and situation. Situation is the economical condition in which an individual starts drinking. The short term effect includes minor behavioral stimulation, effect in performance, and mild euphoria. Risky stage commences when individual balance... and coordination are...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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...Alcohol Syndrome Cover Page Introduction Of all the preventable birth defects and developmental disorders, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is the most common. Having a devastating impact on the children that must bear its burden for the rest of their lives, this disease ravages individuals and society alike. Gaining a better grasp on what this disorder is, how it works, and what it causes will empower the professional to better identify risk factors in patients, to have discussions about prevention, and to ultimately assist patients in making more healthy decisions for themselves and their families. Given the frequency of this disorder, it is one that all medical professionals should be familiar... ? Fetal...
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Alcohol Addicted Employees
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...alcohol addict employees and treating them? Abstract Alcoholism is not very uncommon in the society. Alcohol has a major impact on the lifestyle of its consumers. Alcohol affects health as well as mood. Alcohol addicts experience different sorts of sociological, psychological, and physical issues because of alcohol. Their tendency to be productive in the workplace is sapped by the consumption of alcohol. Bad mood, bad behavior, and their vulnerability to losing control makes them unsuitable for work or the organization’s reputation, profitability, and status is compromised. Employers need to take actions to deter alcohol consumption by employees ethically. Businesses... Should the businesses punish...
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Campus Safety and Alcohol
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...Alcohol There have been reports about the effects of alcohol to in schools. It's been a big factor that influencesthe safeness of the campus. An epidemiological study was conducted by O'Malley, PhD and Johnston, PhD about Epidemiology of Alcohol and Drug Use among the American College Students (2005). They have five sources of their data: Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS), the Core Institute (CORE), Monitoring the Future (MTF), National College Health Risk Behavior Survey (NCHRBS) and National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA). They have known that alcohol use rates are very high among college students. Two of every five American college... Topic: Campus Safety and Alcohol ...
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
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...Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is the term given to a child who has been affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can lead to lifelong physical, neurological and behavioural defects. This dissertation explores and examines the on-going debate and ambiguity regarding the issues concerning alcohol consumption whilst pregnant and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FAS/FASD) in order to establish whether or not it should be deemed acceptable to drink whilst pregnant. FASD is a problem that affects families and communities of all ethnicities and backgrounds, in all societies. Research... ?Acknowledgements In completion of this dissertation project, I...
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Alcohol in Human Muscles
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...Alcohol in Human Muscles Introduction Alcohol can pose a variety of effects in the body, and the negative effects are quite common as the substance is frequently abused. Drinking alcoholic beverages can be an alternative hobby for some, and it eventually causes them harm and even death if prolonged usage of alcohol is practiced. Alcohol can be any form of substance that may alter any bodily function. This altered body function affects all systems in the body primarily the ones used in the activities of daily living. The muscles are the common part of the body that would be affected primarily once...
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Breathe Alcohol Analysis
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...Alcohol Analysis The principle behind the roadside breathe analyzers is the redox (oxidation-reduction) reaction. Alcohols is a group oforganic liquids which have a particular grouping (OH-). Alcohol breathe analyzers detect any chemical compounds that contain the methyl in its molecular structure. In the earlier models of breathe alcohol analyzers, the breathe sample is bubbled through an aqueous solution of sulfuric acid, potassium dichromate and silver nitrate. The silver nitrate acts as a catalyst, allowing the alcohol to be oxidized at an appreciable rate. The requisite acidic condition needed for the reaction might also be provided by the sulfuric acid. In solution, ethanol reacts... Breathe...
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Discussion 3: Alcohol
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...Alcohol Question The table below shows Sean’s list of alcohol beverages thathe consumes in an average week. Beverage Serving Amount (ounce) Average (calories)  Average Drinks Per Week Monthly Subtotal Calories Beer Regular 12 149 3,576 Light 12 110 880 Distilled (80 proof) Gin, rum, vodka, whisky, tequila 1.0 65 260 Brandy, cognac 1.0 65 260 Liqueurs (Drambuie, Cointreau, Kahlua) 1.5 188 Wine Red 4 80 640 Dry white 4 75 300 Sweet 4 105 Sherry 2 75 Port 2 90 Champagne 4 84 336 Vermouth, sweet 3 140 Vermouth, dry 3 105 Cocktails Martini 3.5 140 1,120 Manhattan 3.5 164 Daiquiri 4 122 Whiskey sour 3 122 Margarita cocktail 4 168 1,344 Coolers 6 150 Monthly Total 8,716 Calories Yearly Total... Discussion 3:...
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Alcohol and Drug Abuse
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...Alcohol and drug abuse Introduction: Alcohol and other drug abuse is one of the most critical public health issues faced by the nation, particularlythe youth, in recent times (CDC, 2012a). Alcohol and drug abuse, among both - the adult as well as underage population significantly hampers the development and well-being of individual health as well as that of the nation. It hampers the ability of individuals to participate actively in their academic and professional activities effectively and leads to increased incidences of crime, economic costs and health-care costs and loss of productivity (Bary et al., 1992; Berglund, Thelander, and...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Essay
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...Alcohol Syndrome The Concept of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Number: Alcohol as a substance is toxic to human beings and the toxicity is more defined in fetus. The term Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) refers to abnormalities or irregularities which occur in fetus and later in children as a result of maternal alcohol consumption The term was first used by Kenneth L. Jones and David W. Smith according to Kesmodel, U., et al. (February 15, 2002 p.310). However FAS does not affect all children born of mothers who take alcohol. FAS results when a mother's blood enters into the fetus within the uterus. This in turn affects fetal growth and development. Effects of FAS include: Growth retardation... Running head: Fetal...
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Drug and Alcohol Testing
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...ALCOHOL TESTING Drug and Alcohol Testing School Table of Contents Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 1 Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Literature Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tests for Alcohol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tests for Drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Solution/Recommendation... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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Drugs and Alcohol
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...Alcohol Question Substance abuse especially excessive use of alcohol has severe damage on the brain. Most heavy drinkers, chain smokers and even cocaine and heroin addicts show abnormalities in relation to the measure of their brain capacities. Brain damages caused by alcohol and other substance abuse are usually linked to changes in neurocognition over a given period. Abnormalities arising from this substance abuse are seen in the brain structure volumes (Inaba, Cohen, & Parm, 1997). The white matter quality in the brain is highly deterred in these individuals, and this alters the specific function of this part of the brain. The activation of cognitive tasks within the brain of a substance... Drugs and...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
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...Alcohol Syndrome There was a time when pregnant women were unaware of the potential harm that alcohol posed to their unborn child. In the past three decades, the information that is available to women on the potential harm of using alcohol during pregnancy has increased to a level of abundance. However, in society as a whole, there continues to be lack of understanding of what the harm to unborn children is as a result of alcohol use during pregnancy. In a 1999 article written for the Journal of Social History, Janet Golden talks about the argument that has long surrounded the harmful side effects of...
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Alcohol and Other Drugs
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...ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS: A SOCIAL DILEMMA In early ages, alcohol and other drugs are said to be therapeutic and has been part of any social and cultural functions. Alcohol serves as an anesthetic agent before time in the practice of medicine and healing and has been present during social events in the early days celebrating happy and thanksgiving events while drugs have been useful and recovering from such illness and prolongs the life of a sick person. But how and when did drugs become illicit and become a social dilemma that instead of prolonging one’s life it causes tragic sudden accident, crime and worst, death? When did...
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Alcohol and Performance
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...Alcohol has been a part of society for thousands of years, being used yet in the ancient civilizations. Approximately 8000 years ago people have learnt the properties of the intoxicating influence of the alcoholic beverages (Zanjani et al., 12-23). Going all the way back to ancient China, Egypt, Babylonia, India, beer and wines were considered one of the foods of life. Also, Native American carvings show many of their civilizations had alcoholic beverages that were much like the beers of today. Alcohol dates back to a very early part of man’s history. When we look back on history, it is easy to gather that alcohol had been used socially for many diverse purposes like providing courage... [Teacher’s...
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Prohibition of Alcohol
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...Alcohol Before going into the discussion regarding history of the ban imposed on the consumption of alcohol in the United States in 1920, let us get a better understanding of why people like to use alcoholic drinks in their daily lives. There are many reasons why people like to consume alcohol. Some of the main reasons include nice taste, intoxication, relaxation, social influence, and decrease in depression and boredom. Alcoholic drinks usually have nice taste with addition of different flavors, which attract a large number of people towards use of such drinks. Along with taste, the level of intoxication associated with the alcoholic drinks... and the relaxation that a person gets by using...
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Alcohol Consumption among Children
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...Alcohol Consumption among Children" Extreme drinking is really terrible for physical and mental conditions. Alcohol increases the risk of serious illness like heart disease, liver disease, reproductive problems and memory loss. It is declared in journal of the American medical association, the death rate of Alcoholic women is comparatively greater than Alcoholic men. This journal also declares that the danger of breast cancer rises with the regular use of alcohol. Although alcohol use is ordinary among a greater part of college undergraduates (Kuther & Timoshin, 2003; Ziemelis, Bucknam, & Elfessi, 2002), a division of students busy in a type of drinking behavior that occupies great levels... ...
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