Am I an Alcoholic? – Test

This quiz does not provide a diagnosis of alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence or alcoholism, or what are now considered alcohol use disorders. The results cannot substitute for a full evaluation by a healthcare professional, and should only be used as a guide to understanding your alcohol use and the potential health issues involved with it.

Do you wonder, “Am I an alcoholic?” Take the test below to help determine if you have a problem.

When answering the questions, use the last 12 months of your life as a frame of reference. Be honest with yourself; only you will see the results of your test.

Lets look at some of the signs of alcoholism.

Below are a few questions, that may help you determine whether or not its time to get help.

1) Do you call in sick from work because of a hangover or a late night party?
2) Do you use alcohol to calm yourself or numb difficult feelings?
3) Do you have frequent arguments with your partner because of your drinking?
4) Are your children hesitant to invite friends over because it may be the night you have had one too many?
5) Do you promise to limit the amount you drink, only to break the promise soon after?
6) Have you ever gotten arrested for Driving under the Influence?
7) Have you ever had your license suspended because of your drinking?
8) Do all or most of your friends like to drink excessively?
9) Do you become intoxicated intentionally to feel good or drink to feel “normal”?
10) Do you find that you need to drink more and more to experience the same buzz or effects?
11) Do people tell you that your personality changes when you drink?
12) Do you spend more money than you want to on alcohol?

Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results!



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If you have answered “yes” to a few of these questions, chances are that you may need to get help with your drinking.