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Alcohol intoxication is a physiological state induced by the ingestion of ethyl alcohol.
- also known as being drunk, inebriated, Acute alcohol intoxication
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by Amy Wenzel
Alcohol intoxication refers to a temporary altered mental state associated with the presence of alcohol in the body.
An important component of the definition of alcohol intoxication is that the effects must co-occur with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) greater than zero.
Social Psychology (2016)
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Alcohol intoxication: Alcohol intoxication is a physiological state induced by the consumption of alcohol. Intoxication is the consequence of alcohol entering the bloodstream faster than it can be metabolized by the liver. Some effects of alcohol ...
by CTI Reviews
Alcohol intoxication is a physiological state that occurs ...
For the Rehabilitation Counselor by Julie Smart, PhD
stated, “Alcohol intoxication is a contributory factor in approximately 50 percent of the cases” (pp. 130–131). “THRILLS AND CHILLS” PERSONALITY Especially for males, the years of adolescence and emerging ...
by Todd D. Nelson
Alcohol Consumption Whereas social exclusion and high temperatures are situational factors beyond the individual's control, alcohol intoxication is a self- induced situational state. Alcohol has a powerful situational impact on a person's ...
Vol. 1- by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher
Alcohol intoxication is a particularly important state that often contributes to relationship problems, and one way that alcohol causes problems is that it impairs selfregulation. Such times present a risk for behavior that could be harmful to ...
Emergency Medicine (2012)
Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online) by James G. Adams
Drug Toxicity Alcohol intoxication is a common finding in the ED. The patient is often agitated, confused, and combative. This patient population is more susceptible to other causes of delirium, including infection, trauma, and concomitant ...
Disease Control Priorities Related to Mental, Neurological, Developmental and Substance Abuse Disorders (2006)
by Disease Control Priorities Project
Alcohol intoxication is a powerful mediator for acute health outcomes, such as accidental or intentional injuries or deaths, although intoxication can also be implicated in chronic health and social problems and in certain forms of heart disease.
by Anthony H. V. Schapira
Severe alcohol intoxication is a well-known cause of brief amnesic periods. However, in this author's experience, these “alcoholic blackouts” never come to specialists' attention as a diagnostic problem. More relevant to clinical practice is that ...
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),, Rhonda Beck
Severe alcohol intoxication is a form of poisoning and carries the same lethal potential as poisoning with any other CNS depressant. The most immediate danger to an acutely intoxicated person is death from respiratory depression and/ or ...
A Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)
by Thomas Szasz
Presenile dementia NOS Psychoactive substance-induced organic mental disorders Alcohol intoxication Alcohol idiosyncratic intoxication Uncomplicated alcohol withdrawal Alcohol withdrawal delirium Alcohol hallucinosis Alcohol amnestic ...
Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)
by Roger J.R. Levesque
Even beyond typical drinking, greater alcohol intoxication is linked at the event level to college students' greater likelihood of aggression, vandalism, unsafe sex, and sexual coercion both as a victim and a perpetrator (Neal and Fromme M).
by Thomas Nordegren
Alcohol Dependence 303 Alcohol Intoxication 291 Alcohol Intoxication Delirium 291.8 Alcohol ...
by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.
ALCOHOL INTOXICATION lor a lew clays; some have lew or no symptoms; and a minority have more severe symptoms requiring medical detoxification. Symptoms , if they appear, may include hand tremors; increased blood pressure, pulse, ...
Encyclopedia of Health (2010)
Alcohol intoxication plays a part in as many as half of all ...
Encyclopaedia Medica (1899)
by Chalmers Watson
Pure ethylic alcohol intoxication is seldom witnessed; it is usually modified by the ethers of wine, by the higher alcohols of spirits, and by the special ingredients in other alcoholic drinks. The toxic properties of the higher alcohols are said by ...
Encyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)
by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons
In court practice, forensic experts con- fin£ themselves to usual conclusions: "This is an ordinary alcohol intoxication. The defendant is imputable . " They avoid answers to questions whether the intoxication was to such a degree that it caused ...
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