Psychology 2020A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Standard Drink, Desertion, Alcohol By Volume

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A standard drink is defined as one beer, 5 oz or 150 ml of 12% wine, 1. 5 oz or 45 ml of distilled spirits, contains about 13. 5 grams of alcohol. Lecture 4 alcohol i (jan 18) be 350 standard drinks. The vast majority of alcohol is consumed by a very small proportion of the drinking public. About 80% of all the alcohol consumed is consumed by 30% of the population. 50% of all the alcohol consumed is consumed by 10% of the population. About 10% of males and 5% of females in north america meet some definition for alcohol use disorder. A machine, called an alcohol without liquid (awol), produces a fine alcohol mist which is inhaled by people. When taken orally, 20% of the alcohol is absorbed from the stomach and 80% from the small intestine. In the stomach, alcohol is subject to metabolism by alcohol dehydrogenase.

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