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Are You An Alcoholic?

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Written by: Editorial Staff.

Are You an Alcoholic?

Do you think you or a loved one may be an alcoholic? Alcoholism affects millions of Americans every year and is best treated as early as possible to calm its destructive and lethal side effects. If you or a loved one may have an alcohol addiction, take the following self-help quiz to find out if you may be suffering from alcoholism. This test is only for informational purposes and should be not used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Self Assessment Test:
NO YES
1. Do important relationships suffer at the expense of your alcohol use?
2. Have you gotten into a dispute with those closest to you because of alcohol?
3. After drinking alcohol, have you ever been given a DUI or been nervous that if you were pulled over the police might issue you a DUI?
4. Do most of your friends drink alcohol as a normal and ongoing part of their lives?
5. Have you noticed that alcohol has caused you to sleep significantly more or less recently?
6. In your opinion, has alcohol ever been a problem for you?
7. Was there ever a time when you desired to speak with a professional who empathizes with the alcohol-related problems that you have?
8. Has your alcohol use significantly affect your life? (professionally, socially, personally)
9. Have you noticed that it takes more alcohol to get you drunk than it did in the past?
10. Have people closest to you been alarmed at the amount of alcohol you drink and urged you to stop or decrease your drinking?
11. Have you found yourself in a position where you needed to lie to close friends and family as well as your employer about your alcohol use?
12. When you drink alcohol, do you ever feel unhappy, down on your luck, or dejected?
13. After you use alcohol, do you notice personality or mood changes?
14. Does it anger you that you are not able to quit using alcohol?
15. Do you find that you assure yourself that you will reduce the amount of alcohol that you drink and then fail to follow through?
This test is only for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

If you scored 0 on the test

Possibility of Alcohol Addiction: Not Likely

Although there is no concern for troublesome alcoholic behavior, you can always learn more about promoting a wholesome lifestyle.

At this time, there is no cause for concern as it relates to your alcohol activities. If you would like additional information concerning alcohol addiction, please browse our site www.treatment4addiction.com. Here you can learn more about how certain alcohol tendencies can negatively affect the relationships that you have with family and friends as well as your overall welfare. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding alcohol addiction as this test is not all-encompassing.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those alcoholic activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat alcoholic tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your alcohol use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 1-4 on the test

Possibility of Alcohol Addiction: Minimal

We suggest that, at this point, you begin to observe and examine if your alcoholic tendencies are having an adverse effect on your life and on those you are closest to.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is a minimal possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting alcohol use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted alcohol addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding alcohol addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those alcohol activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat alcohol tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your alcohol use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 5-9 on the test

Possibility of Alcohol Addiction: Modest

You should begin to examine how your alcohol use is influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced alcohol addiction treatment professional.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is a modest possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting alcohol use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted alcohol addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding alcohol addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those alcohol activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat alcohol tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your alcohol use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 10 or above on the test

Possibility of Alcohol Addiction: Alarming

You should begin to examine how your alcohol habits are influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced alcohol addiction treatment professional. If you are participating in alcohol-related activities that could be deemed illegal, we highly suggest that you consider steering clear of these types of activities and think about the potential harm this activity could have on yourself and those closest to you.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is an alarming possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting alcohol use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted alcohol addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding alcohol addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those alcohol activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat alcohol tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your alcohol use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.