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Take this online Alcoholism Test to check yourself for alcohol abuse and dependence. It’s a brief self-test, which takes a few minutes to complete.

ALCOHOLISM TEST


Instructions: Please read the statements listed below. Answer each item that you believe accurately describes your condition in the last 12 months

1. Indicate how often you drink alcohol

2. I drink because I’m upset or trying to escape from my worries

3. I drink while alone

4. I have occasions when I cannot do what I planned because of my heavy drinking the night before

5. My drinking affects negatively my relationship with my family and/or other people

6. I spend less time on my studies, sports, working or social activity because of my drinking

7. I get into trouble because of my drinking

8. After drinking a lot, I have occasions when I cannot partly (or entirely) recall what happened the night before

9. I need to drink more alcohol to get the same effect I had before from drinking less

10. I have a drink in the morning to fight a hangover or keep going with my activities after drinking heavy the night before

11. I experience unpleasant sensations (like restlessness, shaking hands, sweating, or weakness etc.) when I abstain from drinking

12. I drink alcohol to avoid unpleasant sensations like restlessness, shaking hands, sweating, or weakness etc.

13. When I drink alcohol, I lose control of the amount of my alcohol consumption

14. I have that irresistible urge to drink

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If you think that you might have problems with alcohol and ever asked yourself Am I an alcoholic, this self-assessment will help to find out whether you need to apply for professional help.
The  online alcoholism screening test is based on the diagnostic criteria of alcohol abuse and dependence such as tolerance, alcoholic withdrawal, and an uncontrollable drive to drink. The self-test indicate probability of the diagnosis but cannot determine whether you are an alcoholic and does not take the place of a professional assessment. Like other self-assessment test such as GASE or MAST tests it provides only preliminary results and does NOT determine a diagnosis. Only a qualified mental health professional can make a diagnosis of alcohol addiction and recommend treatmentUse your test results to determine whether you need further consultation.