Alcohol Information for Teens, 4th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815645
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815643
  • DDC: 613.810835
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This updated fourth edition describes ways alcohol can affect mental and physical health and discusses the special vulnerabilities of the teen brain. The concerns of teens who live with an alcoholic relative are also addressed, and information about treatment and recovery is provided.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse.
1: Straight Talk about Alcohol.
2: Questions and Answers about Alcohol.
3: Can Some People Consume Alcohol Safely?.
4: Problems with Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages.
5: Binge Drinking.
6: Alcohol Poisoning.
7: Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
8: The Addiction Cycle.
9: Concurrent Alcohol and Drug Use.
10: Women and Alcohol: Increased Risks.
Underage Drinking.
11: Underage Drinking in America.
12: Teens and Alcohol: A Dangerous Combination.
13: Underage Drinking is a Serious Problem.
14: The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction.
15: Alcohol, Peers, and Peer Pressure.
16: Abusive and Underage College Drinking.
17: Emergency Department Visits Involving Underage Alcohol Use.
Alcohol's Physical Effects.
18: Understanding Alcohol's Impact on Your Health.
19: Blood Alcohol Concentration and Memory Lapses.
20: Alcohol and the Liver.
21: Alcohol and the Pancreas.
22: Alcohol-Associated Brain Damage.
23: Bone Health and Alcohol Use.
24: Alcohol Use and Cancer Risk.
25: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
Mental Health and Behavioral Risks Associated with Alcohol.
26: Alcohol and Mental Health.
27: Alcohol and Suicide Risk.
28: How Addiction Develops.
29: Teen Dating Violence.
30: Date Rape.
31: Sexual Risk Behaviors and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
32: Impaired Driving.
Alcoholism Treatment and Recovery.
33: Rethinking Drinking.
34: Treatment for Alcohol Problems.
35: Alcohol Withdrawal and Delirium Tremens.
36: Sobriety: The First 30 Days.
37: Long-Term Addiction Recovery.
38: Coping with Cravings and Urges to Drink.
Alcoholism in the Family.
39: Parental Alcohol Use and Its Effects on Children.
40: The Dynamics of an Alcoholic Family.
41: A Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk?.
42: What to Do If a Family Member Abuses Alcohol.
43: Impact of Alcoholism on Family and Children.
If You Need More Information.
44: Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Resources.
45: Organizations Providing Information about Alcohol and Substance Abuse.