Are You a Compulsive Gambler?

Think you or a loved one may be addicted to gambling? Start the path to recovery and take the following self-help quiz to find out if you may be displaying the common symptoms of a serious gambling problem. This test is only for informational purposes and should be not used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Self Assessment Test:

1. In order to fund your gambling, have you ever sold any of your personal belongings?
2. Have you ever taken a loan to fund your gambling habit?
3. After gambling, have you ever thought about harming yourself?
4. Have you ever been in a situation where you gambled to raise money to pay bills or solve financial troubles?
5. Do you frequently continue to gamble until you have no more money?
6. Do you contemplate gambling immediately after losing to win back your losses?
7. Have you ever funded or contemplated funding your gambling habit with an illegal act?
8. Has your reputation been affected by your habit of gambling?
9. When you get aggravated or stressed, do you have an impulse to gamble?
10. Has gambling ever caused you to lose time from work?
11. Do you contemplate continuing to gamble after you win to attempt to win more?
12. Do you ever have an impulse to gamble in order to celebrate a noteworthy event?
13. Have you ever gambled as a means to deal with your anxiety or problems?
14. Is it common for you to gamble longer than you originally had planned?
15. Has your ability to sleep been affected by your gambling habit?
  This test is only for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.
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