Alcohol use assessment

Answer the following questions. Based on your score, you will be able to see what your level of alcohol dependence is.

 
1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
 Never
 Monthly or less
 Two to four times a month
 Two to three times a week
 Four or more times a week
2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
 1
 2-3
 4
 5-7
 8 or more
3. How often do you have five or more drinks on one occasion?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of drinking?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
6. How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
9. Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?
 No
 Yes but not in the past year
 Yes, during the last year
10. Has a relative or friend, or a doctor or other health worker, been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?
 No
 Yes but not in the past year
 Yes, during the past year
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If your score is greater than 8, your drinking might be a problem. You should cut down and consider discussing this with your doctor.
 

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