Gambling Assessment

Gambling addiction can only be diagnosed by a qualified professional. If you are not sure as to whether or not you should consult a doctor or other expert about your gambling addiction, this self-assessment may offer some guidance.

1. Do you lose time from work due to gambling?

2. Does gambling make your home life unhappy?

3. Does gambling affect your reputation?

4. Do you ever feel remorse after gambling?

5. Do you ever gamble to get money to pay debts or to otherwise solve financial difficulties?

6. Does gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?

7. After losing, do you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?

8. After a win, do you have a strong urge to return and win more?

9. Do you often gamble until your last dollar is gone?

10. Do you ever borrow to finance your gambling?

11. Do you ever sell anything to finance your gambling?

12. Are you reluctant to use “gambling money” for normal expenditures?

13. Does gambling make you care less about the welfare of your family?

14. Do you ever gamble longer than you planned?

15. Do you ever gamble to escape worry or trouble?

16. Do you ever commit, or consider committing, an illegal act to finance your gambling?

17. Does gambling cause you to have difficulty sleeping?

18. Do arguments, disappointments, or frustrations create an urge to gamble?

19. Do you have an urge to celebrate good fortune by gambling?

20. Do you ever consider engaging in self-defeating behaviors as a result of your gambling?

Thank you for taking Keystone Treatment Center's Gambling Eating Screening.

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