Gambling Addiction Self Assessment Quiz

Gambling and Gaming Addiction Self Assessment

  1. Yes   No
    Did you ever lose time from work or school due to gambling?
  2. Yes   No
    Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?
  3. Yes   No
    Did gambling affect your reputation?
  4. Yes   No
    Have you ever felt remorse after gambling?
  5. Yes   No
    Did you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?
  6. Yes   No
    Did gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
  7. Yes   No
    After losing did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?
  8. Yes   No
    After a win did you have a strong urge to return and win more?
  9. Yes   No
    Did you often gamble until your last dollar was gone?
  10. Yes   No
    Did you ever borrow to finance your gambling?
  11. Yes   No
    Have you ever sold anything to finance gambling?
  12. Yes   No
    Were you reluctant to use "gambling money" for normal expenditures?
  13. Yes   No
    Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your family?
  14. Yes   No
    Did you ever gamble longer than you had planned?
  15. Yes   No
    Have you ever gambled to escape worry or trouble?
  16. Yes   No
    Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to finance gambling?
  17. Yes   No
    Did gambling cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
  18. Yes   No
    Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?
  19. Yes   No
    Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by a few hours of gambling?
  20. Yes   No
    Have you ever considered self destruction or suicide as a result of your gambling?



According to Gamblers Anonymous, if you answer 'yes' to seven of more of these questions, you most likely have a compulsive gambling problem.

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