Effects & Dangers of Inhalant Use


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What is inhalant abuse?

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1. What is the most common cause of death from inhalant use?

2. What are short-term effects of inhalant abuse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inhalants can be harmful to human health in a number of ways and these effects can be short-term, long-term, and even immediate. The questions that you will find in these assessments will quiz you on long and short-term effects of using inhalants, why they are unsafe, and the meaning of inhalant abuse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on:

  • How inhalants can be harmful
  • One of the primary ways in which people die from using inhalants
  • The definition of inhalant abuse

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the dangers of inhalants in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding short-term effects of inhalant abuse and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the dangers of long-term inhalant use

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topics with this accompanying video lesson titled Effects & Dangers of Inhalant Use. Once you complete this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Explain what inhalants are
  • Tell the short-term effects of inhalant use
  • Give details on the long-term effects of inhalant abuse
  • Explain what sudden sniffing death is