Are you a compulsive gambler?
Answer all 20 questions below and see below our comments based on your answers.
|1.||Did you ever lose time from work or school due to gambling?||Yes||No|
|2.||Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?||Yes||No|
|3.||Did gambling affect your reputation?||Yes||No|
|4.||Have you ever felt remorse after gambling?||Yes||No|
|5.||Did you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?||Yes||No|
|6.||Did gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?||Yes||No|
|7.||After losing did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?||Yes||No|
|8.||After a win did you have a strong urge to return and win more?||Yes||No|
|9.||Did you often gamble until all your money was gone?||Yes||No|
|10.||Did you ever borrow to finance your gambling?||Yes||No|
|11.||Have you ever sold anything to finance gambling?||Yes||No|
|12.||Were you reluctant to use “gambling money” for normal expenditures?||Yes||No|
|13.||Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your family?||Yes||No|
|14.||Did you ever gamble longer than you had planned?||Yes||No|
|15.||Have you ever gambled to escape worry, trouble, boredom, loneliness, grief or loss?||Yes||No|
|16.||Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to finance gambling?||Yes||No|
|17.||Did gambling cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?||Yes||No|
|18.||Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?||Yes||No|
|19.||Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by a few hours of gambling?||Yes||No|
|20.||Have you ever considered self-destruction or suicide as a result of your gambling?||Yes||No|
Most compulsive gamblers will answer ‘Yes’ to at least 7 of these questions.
If you feel you might be a compulsive gambler, have a gambling problem or have a desire to stop gambling, you can speak to someone right now by contacting us here.