1. Do you lose time from work due to drinking?
    Yes No
  2. Is drinking making your home life unhappy?
    Yes No
  3. Do you drink because you are shy with other people?
    Yes No
  4. Is drinking affecting your reputation?
    Yes No
  5. Have you ever felt remorse after drinking?
    Yes No
  6. Does drinking cause financial difficulties?
    Yes No
  7. Do you have different drinking buddies or hangouts?
    Yes No
  8. Do you cause family troubles?
    Yes No
  9. Are you satisfied with “whatever”, as long as you can drink?
    Yes No
  10. Do you “crave” alcohol?
    Yes No
  11. Do you have to drink in the morning?
    Yes No
  12. Do you have insomnia?
    Yes No
  13. Has your work quality decreased?
    Yes No
  14. Are you at risk of losing your job?
    Yes No
  15. Do you drink to forget your troubles?
    Yes No
  16. Do you drink alone?
    Yes No
  17. Have you lost your memory because of drinking?
    Yes No
  18. Has your doctor tried to treat your drinking?
    Yes No
  19. Do you drink alcohol to raise your confidence?
    Yes No
  20. Do your hands tremble first thing in the morning, requiring you to drink alcohol?
    Does your whole body shake violently first thing in the morning if you don’t have a drink?
    Yes No

 

How many times did you answer YES?

Your “Yes” answer is: 0

Your “No” answer is: 0

  • Once – you may be an alcoholic
  • Twice – you probably are an alcoholic
  • Three times – you definitely are an alcoholic

 

Source: According to the Office of Health Care Programs at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, the developers of this screening quiz, if you answered YES to three or more of these questions, it is a definite sign that your drinking patterns are harmful, and that you may be considered alcohol dependent. You should consider seeking professional evaluation by a qualified health care professional.