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Stress Management for Health Course

Alcohol Self-Test

 

Complete the following questions to assess your drinking patterns.  Answer each question by circling True or False.

 

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1.  I do most of my drinking alone.

 

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2.  I need an early morning drink.

 

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3.  Drinking is causing me problems in my family relationships.

 

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4.  I am frequently absent from work because of drinking.

 

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5.    Drinking alleviates my feelings of inadequacy.

 

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6.     If I stop drinking I get the shakes.

 

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7.     I pay less attention to my spouse/loved one because of drinking.

 

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8.     My reputation is suffering because of drinking.

 

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9.     I have experienced blackouts (loss of memory) after drinking.

 

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10. My business is suffering because of my drinking.

 

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11.  I lose sexual potency after drinking.

 

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12.  I have bodily complaints after drinking.

 

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13. I have trouble limiting the amount I drink.

 

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14.  I drink at lunch.

 

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15.  My moods change markedly when I drink.

 

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16.  When I drink I have trouble sleeping.

 

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17.  I am more impulsive after I drink.

 

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18.  I have less self-control when I drink.

 

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19. I drink in social situations to relieve anxiety.

 

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20.  I am harder to get along with when I drink.

 

If you answered true to 5 of these questions you may be a problem drinker;  more than 10, you have a clear problem.

 

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