Are you an alcoholic?

20 Questions that only you can answer:

Are you an alcoholic?

To find out, ask yourself the following questions,
and answer them as honestly as you can:

1.Do you lose time from work due to your drinking?
2.Is drinking making your home life unhappy?
3.Do you drink because you are shy with other people?
4.Is drinking affecting your reputation?
5.Have you ever felt remorse after drinking?
6.Have you gotten into financial difficulties as a result of your drinking?
7.Do you turn to lower companions and an inferior environment when drinking?
8.Does your drinking make you careless of your family’s welfare?
9.Has your ambition decreased since drinking?
10.Do you crave a drink at a definite time daily?
11.Do you want a drink the next morning?
12.Does drinking cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
13.Has your efficiency decreased since drinking?
14.Is drinking jeopardizing your job or business?
15.Do you drink to escape from worries or troubles?
16.Do you drink alone?
17.Have you ever had a complete loss of memory as a result of your drinking?
18.Has your physician ever treated you for drinking?
19.Do you drink to build up your self-confidence?
20.Have you ever been in a hospital or institution on account of drinking?

To find out how you did, count your “YES” answers,

Are you an alcoholic?

If you answered YES to one of the questions, this is a warning that you may be an alcoholic.

If you answered YES to any two, there’s a good chance that you are an alcoholic.

If you answered YES to three or more, you are definitely an alcoholic.

Source: These test questions are used by Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md., in deciding whether or not a patient is alcoholic.

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