Chapter 9 Review and Assessment Unit 4 Understanding and Avoiding Hazardous Substances Copyright Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. 294 Check Your Knowledge Record your answers to each of the following questions on a separate sheet of paper. 1. Alcohol is a type of a drug known as a(n) _____. 2. For moderate drinking, how many alcoholic drinks can men and women consume on the same occasion? 3. True or false. Drinking eight or more drinks in one week for women and 15 or more drinks in one week for men can lead a person to become dependent on alcohol. 4. A person with a BAC of _____ or above is considered intoxicated or drunk. 5. True or false. Alcohol affects and is associated with health issues in every single organ and body system. 6. What is the name of the disorder that occurs when the use of alcohol causes problems that interfere with a person’s health and responsibilities at school, home, or work? 7. True or false. A person’s siblings, parents, peers, and celebrity idols do not have much of an influence on whether he or she decides to use alcohol. 8. Developing and practicing _____ skills can help when someone offers you alcohol. 9. What is the most obvious and effective government approach to prevent alcohol-use disorders among young people? 10. Which of the following is not an effective treatment method for alcohol- use disorders? A. Support groups. B. Detoxification. C. Enabling. D. Self-management. 11. The most well-known and widely used support group for people with alcohol-use disorders is _____. 12. What is the sub-group of AA that helps young people come together to share their experiences of having been affected by someone else’s drinking? Use Your Vocabulary Al-Anon Family Groups Alateen alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) alcohol-use disorders binge drinking blood alcohol concentration (BAC) detoxification enabling heavy drinking inhibition moderate drinking zero-tolerance policy 13. With a partner, choose two words from the list above to compare. Create a Venn diagram to compare your words and identify differences. Write one term under the left circle and the other term under the right circle. For each term, write descriptions in each respective circle. Where the circles overlap, write three characteristics the terms have in common. 14. In small groups, create categories for the terms above and classify as many of the terms as possible. Then, share your ideas with another pair and discuss your categories.
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