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Alcohol intoxication

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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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Google previewHandbook of the Medical Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2012)

by John Brick

Alcohol intoxication is a contributing factor in injuries from fires and burns, which account for an estimated 5,000 fatalities and about 1.4 million injuries a year, and is a leading cause of accidents and deaths in the United States (Baker, O'Neill, ...

Google previewFundamentals of Abnormal 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 ...

Google previewSynopsis of Psychiatry , Behavioral SciencesClinical Psychiatry (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 ...

Google previewSocial 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 ...

Google previewDisability Across the Developmental Life Span (2011)

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 ...

Google previewNeurology and Clinical Neuroscience (2006)

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 ...

Google previewEmergency 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

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 ...

Google previewDisease 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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2008)

by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget

Alcohol-Induced Sexual Dysfunctions In contrast to several of the disorders previously mentioned, alcohol-induced sexual dysfunctions occur only during alcohol intoxication. The symptoms experienced must be beyond those which are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

Alcohol intoxication plays a part in as many as half of all ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Depression [2 volumes] (2010)

by Linda Wasmer Andrews

Alcohol Intoxication. Intoxication is the medical term for getting drunk. It is characterized by maladaptive psychological or behavioral changes—for example , mood swings, aggressive behavior, impaired judgment, or workplace errors— that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, Three-Volume Set, 1- 3 (2010)

More recent work has identified emotional withdrawal signs from acute bouts of alcohol intoxication, including: 1. increased anxiety-like behavior as measured in the elevated plus maze or in generalization of the acute withdrawal period to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Alcohol intoxication: Acute alcohol-related psychopathological alterations. 2. Alcohol abuse: Repeated consumption pattern being associated with somatic and/or mental health problems. 3. Alcohol dependence (“alcoholism”): Repeated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Deviance (2014)

by Craig J. Forsyth, Heith Copes

Alcohol intoxication and violent crime: Implications for public health policy. American Journal of Addictions, 10, 70–85. Myers, T. (1982). Alcohol and violent crime re-examined: Self-reports from two sub-groups of Scottish male prisoners.

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