Self Test for Alcohol
Answer these questions Yes or No as honestly and truthfully as possible.
1.Do I lose time from work due to my drinking?
2.Is drinking making my home life unhappy?
3.Do I drink because I am shy with other people?
4.Is drinking affecting my reputation?
5.Do I ever feel remorse after drinking?
6.Have gotten into financial difficulties as a result of my drinking?
7.Do I turn to lower companions and an inferior environment when drinking?
8.Does my drinking make me careless about my family's welfare?
9.Has my ambition decreased since drinking?
10.Do I crave a drink at a definite time daily?
11.Do I want a drink the next morning?
12.Does drinking cause me to have difficulty in sleeping?
13.Has my efficiency decreased since drinking?
14.Is drinking jeopardizing my job or business?
15.Do I drink to escape from worries or troubles?
16.Do I drink alone?
17.Have I every had a complete loss of memory as a result of drinking?
18.Has a physician ever treated me for drinking?
19.Do I drink to build up self-confidence?
20.Have I ever been in a hospital or institution for my drinking?
If you answered YES to any ONE of these questions, there is a definite warning that YOU MAY BE AN ALCOHOLIC.
If you answered YES to any TWO of the question, the chances are YOU ARE AN ALCOHOLIC.
If you answered YES to any THREE OR MORE, YOU ARE DEFINITELY AN ALCOHOLIC.
(The test Questions are used by John Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, in deciding whether or not a patient is an alcoholic)