Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms, Effects & Treatment


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Britney has recently started to see and hear things while doing her chores. In reality, there is nothing to be seen or heard. Britney is most probably suffering from _____.

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1. How are alcohol abuse and alcoholism different?

2. Stephan has been an alcoholic for the past 3 years and would like to be treated. Which of the following is NOT a treatment method for alcoholism ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will help you to test your understanding of the characteristics of alcoholism. You will be assessed on the signs and symptoms of alcoholism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess the following information:

  • Symptoms of alcoholism
  • The definition of alcoholism
  • Signs of alcoholism
  • The definition of terms associated with alcoholism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related alcoholism lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding causes of alcoholism and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as alcoholic and hallucinations
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence

Additional Learning

To learn more about the attributes of alcoholism, review the associated lesson on the Characteristics of Alcoholism. The following objectives are covered in this lesson:

  • Define alcohol abuse
  • Differentiate between alcohol abuse and alcoholism
  • Define and understand the meaning of tolerance
  • Understand the sources of alcoholism
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of alcoholism
  • Understand how alcoholism is treated