Alcohol Drug assignment

By: Maryam alhamdan

ALCHOL

A colorless flammable liquid that is the intoxicating constituent of liquor and it has a strong smell

Type of Drug

It is classed as a depressant, meaning that it slows down vital functions—resulting in slurred speech, unsteady movement, disturbed perceptions and an inability to react quickly

Alcoholism

An addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency is called Alcoholism.

Alchole used

Alcohol comes in a liquid state, and people drink it,

short term effects

Depending on how much is taken and the physical condition of the individual, alcohol can cause:

* Slurred speech

* Drowsiness

* Vomiting

* Diarrhea

* Upset stomach

* Headaches

* Breathing difficulties

* Distorted vision and hearing

* Impaired judgment

* Decreased perception and coordination

* Unconsciousness

* Anemia (loss of red blood cells)

* Coma

* Blackouts (memory lapses, where the drinker cannot remember events that occurred while under the influence)

long term efects

Binge drinking and continued alcohol use in large amounts are associated with many health problems, including:



  • Unintentional injuries such as car crash, falls, burns, drowning
  • Intentional injuries such as firearm injuries, sexual assault, domestic violence
  • Increased on-the-job injuries and loss of productivity
  • Increased family problems, broken relationships
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases
  • Liver disease
  • Nerve damage
  • Sexual problems
  • Permanent damage to the brain
  • Gastritis (inflammation of stomach walls)
  • Malnutrition
  • Cancer of the mouth and throat
  • Vitamin B1 deficiency, which can lead to a disorder characterized by amnesia, apathy and disorientation

  • Ulcers

Social factors

Social factors have consistently been involved as a cause display to alcohol use and abuse. it is about who you chose as a friend, they mostly have a big influence on what you chose to do and to be.Environmental influences on alcohol use include: acceptance of alcohol use by society; availability (including price, number of outlets, and server practices) and advertising and marketing both nationally and locally; and public policies regarding alcohol and do those policies.

disetion making skills and comuncation be used to respond differnt influences

simply by saying no, it might seem to be weird and strange to say no for something your peer do, but in a longer scale you will be so thankful for saying no from the first time, and if you lose your friends at this point, they are the losers not you, because they are the once who are going in the wrong path .