Alcohol Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment


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Which of the following terms refers to a condition that can occur in individuals who have been drinking heavily for weeks, months, or years and then either stop or significantly reduce their drinking?

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1. Which of the following statements is not correct?

2. Mild symptoms of alcohol withdrawal including, rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, mild anxiety, nightmares, night terrors, headaches, and sweating are likely to occur how long after a person stops drinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you have learned about the topic of alcohol withdrawal. You'll be quizzed on withdrawal symptoms, when they start, and how they are treated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • When various symptoms of alcohol withdrawal start
  • How alcohol withdrawal syndrome is remedied
  • True/false statements regarding alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related abnormal psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding alcoholic hallucinosis and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify true statements regarding alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Additional Learning

Would you like to further your learning about this topic? Then, take some time to look over the lesson titled Alcohol Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment. From this lesson, you will learn the following:

  • The definition of outpatient setting and inpatient treatment
  • How to identify symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  • A timeline of when symptoms start
  • Treatment options to help combat alcohol withdrawal syndrome