Take the Twenty Questions Quiz below to see if you are being shortchanged by out-of-bounds addictions and compulsions. Although the quiz was designed to detect alcoholism merely put your own addiction or compulsion where the question asks about alcohol.
On-Line Self Assessment for Addiction
1. Do you lose time from work due to your drinking?
2. Is drinking making your home life unhappy?
3. Do you drink because you are shy with other people?
4. Is drinking affecting your reputation?
5. Have you ever felt remorse after drinking?
6. Have you gotten into financial difficulties as a result of your drinking?
7. Do you turn to lower companions and an inferior environment when drinking?
8. Does your drinking make you careless of your family’s welfare?
9. Has your ambition decreased since drinking?
10. Do you crave a drink at a definite time daily?
11. Do you want a drink the next morning?
12. Does drinking cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
13. Has your efficiency decreased since drinking?
14. Is drinking jeopardizing your job or business?
15. Do you drink to escape from worries or troubles?
16. Do you drink alone?
17. Have you ever had a complete loss of memory as a result of your drinking?
18. Has your physician ever treated you for drinking?
19. Do you drink to build up your self-confidence?
20. Have you ever been in a hospital or institution on account of drinking?
If you have answered YES to any one of the questions, there is a definite warning that you may be an alcoholic, addict, or acting out compulsively.
If you have answered YES to any two, the chances are that you are an alcoholic, addict, or acting out compulsively.
If you have answered YES to three or more, you are definitely an alcoholic, addict, or acting out compulsively.