Teen Health Series: Alcohol Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bellenir, Karen
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1313-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Pending
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Alcohol Information for Teens, 3rd 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.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: About Alcohol And Alcohol Abuse
  • Chapter 1—Straight Talk About Alcohol
  • Chapter 2—Questions And Answers About Alcohol
  • Chapter 3—Can Some People Consume Alcohol Safely?
  • Chapter 4—Problems With Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages
  • Chapter 5—Binge Drinking
  • Chapter 6—Alcohol Poisoning
  • Chapter 7—Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
  • Chapter 8—The Stages Of Alcoholism
  • Chapter 9—Concurrent Alcohol And Drug Use
  • Chapter 10—Women And Alcohol: Increased Risks
  • Part Two: Underage Drinking
  • Chapter 11—Teens And Alcohol: A Dangerous Combination
  • Chapter 12—The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction
  • Chapter 13—Alcohol, Peers, And Peer Pressure
  • Chapter 14—Underage Drinking Is A Serious Problem
  • Chapter 15—A Developmental Perspective On Underage Alcohol Use
  • Chapter 16—Abusive And Underage College Drinking
  • Chapter 17—Emergency Department Visits Involving Underage Alcohol Use
  • Part Three: Alcohol's Physical Effects
  • Chapter 18—Understanding Alcohol's Impact On Your Health
  • Chapter 19—Blood Alcohol Concentration, Hangovers, And Memory Lapses
  • Chapter 20—Alcohol And The Liver
  • Chapter 21—Alcohol And The Pancreas
  • Chapter 22—Alcohol-Associated Brain Damage
  • Chapter 23—Bone Health And Alcohol Use
  • Chapter 24—Alcohol Use And Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 25—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Part Four: Mental Health And Behavioral Risks Associated With Alcohol
  • Chapter 26—Alcohol And Mental Health
  • Chapter 27—Alcohol And Suicide Risk
  • Chapter 28—How Addiction Develops
  • Chapter 29—Teen Dating Violence
  • Chapter 30—Rape And Date Rape
  • Chapter 31—Sexual Risk Behaviors And Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Chapter 32—Impaired Driving
  • Part Five: Alcoholism Treatment And Recovery
  • Chapter 33—Rethinking Drinking
  • Chapter 34—Alcoholism Treatment Principles
  • Chapter 35—Alcohol Withdrawal And Delirium Tremens
  • Chapter 36—Sobriety:The First 30 Days
  • Chapter 37—Long-Term Addiction Recovery
  • Part Six: Alcoholism In The Family
  • Chapter 38—Children Of Alcoholics
  • Chapter 39—The Dynamics Of An Alcoholic Family
  • Chapter 40—A Family History Of Alcoholism: Are You At Risk?
  • Chapter 41—The Link Between Paternal Alcohol Use And Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 42—What To Do If A Family Member Abuses Alcohol
  • Chapter 43—If Your Sibling Has A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Part Seven: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 44—Alcohol Treatment And Recovery Resources
  • Chapter 45—Organizations Providing Information About Alcohol And Substance Abuse