Alcohol Consumption Patterns: Abuse, Tolerance, Withdrawal & Overdose


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The need to consume increasing amounts of alcohol for the same effect is called:

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1. Two dangers of binge drinking are:

2. A more serious pattern of alcohol consumption that includes all the symptoms of alcohol abuse, but also involves a physical need for alcohol is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the types of behavior exhibited in relation to drinking alcohol? This quiz and worksheet will help you test your ability to identify these patterns and answer questions based on the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The dangers of binge drinking
  • The type of pattern that includes a physical need for alcohol
  • The ability to recognize what is not a pattern of alcohol consumption
  • The type of pattern that allows a person to be in control of their drinking
  • The term for needing to drink increasing amounts of alcohol to feel its effects

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding patterns exhibited by moderate and heavy drinkers
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as withdrawal and tolerance
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as binge drinking and alcohol dependence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of behavior pattern

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Alcohol Consumption Patterns: Abuse, Tolerance, Withdrawal & Overdose. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define behavior pattern
  • Explain moderate and abusive patterns of alcohol consumption
  • Use examples to illustrate how these patterns are displayed
  • Detail symptoms of alcohol dependence