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Are You A Compulsive Gambler

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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:
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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.

If you scored 0 on the test

Possibility of Gambling Addiction: Not Likely

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

At this time, there is no cause for concern as it relates to your gambling activities. If you would like additional information concerning gambling addiction, please browse our site www.treatment4addiction.com. Here you can learn more about how certain gambling 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 gambling addiction as this test is not all-encompassing.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those gambling 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 gambling tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your gambling habit 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 Gambling Addiction: Minimal

We suggest that, at this point, you begin to observe and examine if your gambling 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 gambling. 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your gambling habit 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 Gambling Addiction: Modest

You should begin to examine how your gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your gambling habit 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 Gambling Addiction: Alarming

You should begin to examine how your gambling behaviors 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 gambling addiction treatment professional. If you are participating in gambling 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 gambling habits. 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling 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 gambling tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your gambling habit is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.