Addiction Self-Test

Do you find yourself frequently using substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs? Do you spend a significant amount of time and money obtaining and using these substances? Have you noticed that your substance use is interfering with your work or other important aspects of your life? Do you have feelings of regret or guilt associated with your substance use? Take this Addiction Test to assess whether you may be showing signs of addiction.

What Is Addiction?

An addiction is a chronic dysfunction of the brain system that involves complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, cognitive and motor functioning, and also, influence in several domains of an individual’s life experiences.

People with addiction may use substances or engage in behaviors that become compulsive and often continue despite harmful consequences. People experiencing addiction are also prone to cycles of relapse and remission. Despite these cycles, these habits may also typically worsen over time, and can lead to permanent health complications and severe consequences like bankruptcy.

A few signs of addiction would include:

  1. Expending time and energy, seeking out situations that encourage toward substance or behavior
  2. Poor work performance due to the effect of substances or behaviors
  3. Showing frustration with others and blaming them for their problems
  4. Increased levels of anxiety, depression, and memory loss
  5. Disturbance in eating and sleeping pattern

Read More About Addiction Here

Instructions For Taking Addiction Test

Below is a list of items that relate to an individual’s signs of addiction. Please read each item carefully, and select options that you find relevant for you.

Please note: This test is a self-assessment and not a diagnostic tool.

No. of questions – 15