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Chapter 21

Can food drive for polk school district please send can goods to help us reach our goal!  Binge drinking -5 or more alcoholic drinks at one setting, ethanol- type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages, 

fermentation- chemical action of yeast on sugar, depressant-slows the central nervous system, alcoholic- addict who is dependent on alcohol

fetal alcohol syndrome (fas)- infants born to mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy, 

alcoholism develops in 3 stages- abuse, dependence, addiction, intoxication - state in which the body is poisoned by alcohol or another substance and the persons physical and mental control is significantly reduced, 

psychological dependence - condition in which a person believes a drug is needed in order to feel good or to function normally

physiological dependence- a condition in which the user has a chemical need for the drug

alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol, 25 percent of teens living in alcohol abuse families