Use this short screening test to help determine if you should seek help (diagnosis and treatment) for alcoholism (alcohol addiction, abuse and/or dependence).
Instructions: The 10 items below refer to how you have behaved during the past year. For each item, indicate the statement that is most true for you, by checking the appropriate box next to the item.
NOTE: If you suspect that you have a drinking or drug problem you should seek help from a health professional regardless of how you score on this screening test.
Drink Definitions Some items below ask questions about how many drinks you have had. For the purpose of this screening test, a drink is defined as follows: 1) a single small (8 ounces; 1/2 pint!) glass of beer, 2) a single shot/measure of liquor/spirits, 3) a single glass of wine.