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.


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