Ch 10: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 10: Alcohol

About This Chapter

The Alcohol chapter of this Holt Lifetime Health Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with alcohol. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Alcohol textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Alcohol chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the alcohol topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Alcohol consumption in the U.S.
  • Long-term effects of alcohol use
  • How alcohol affects the blood
  • Causes and symptoms of alcoholism
  • Programs for the treatment of alcoholism
  • Alcohol use among teens

Holt is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which is not affiliated with Study.com.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 10: Alcohol
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Alcohol Use in the United States: Trends in Consumption

1. Alcohol Use in the United States: Trends in Consumption

You more than likely have had alcohol once in your life. At least that's what statistics point to. In fact, this lesson will be chock full of statistics about alcohol use and abuse in the United States.

The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

2. The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

If you've ever wondered why men seem to tolerate alcohol better than women or what alcohol does to the body and mind, then tune into this lesson for more information.

The Pharmacology of Alcohol & the Effects on Blood

3. The Pharmacology of Alcohol & the Effects on Blood

A person's blood alcohol level is influenced by the way the ethanol in an alcoholic beverage is processed by the body. This process is why blood alcohol levels can increase faster than they can decrease.

Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms, Effects & Treatment

4. Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms, Effects & Treatment

Alcohol can be a really terrible thing when it is abused. The problems it causes do not just damage the user but their friends, family, and society as a whole. You'll learn about why alcoholism occurs and how it can be addressed.

Prevention and Treatment Programs for Alcoholism

5. Prevention and Treatment Programs for Alcoholism

Dealing with the effects of alcohol abuse and alcoholism in society includes prevention of the problem, treatment when it does occur, and support for recovering alcoholics. Learn more about how this takes place as you explore this lesson.

Teens & Alcohol: Trends, Effects & Consequences

6. Teens & Alcohol: Trends, Effects & Consequences

In this lesson we'll go over some of the warning signs of teen alcohol use. We'll also look at the health and social consequences for the individual. Lastly, we'll explore treatment options for alcohol abuse.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support