Could you be suffering from alcohol use disorder (alcohol addiction)?

Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people who have been diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (alcohol addiction). Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past 12 months.

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In the past year, have you had times when you consumed more alcohol, or drank for longer periods than you intended?
In the past year, have you, on multiple occasions, wanted to or tried to cut down on drinking, but failed to do so?
In the past year, have you spent a lot of time drinking, trying to obtain alcohol, and recovering from its effects?
In the past year, have you experienced strong cravings for alcohol?
In the past year, has frequent drinking interfered with your relationships, family, or work life?
In the past year, have you continued to drink even when it has caused problems at home or at work?
In the past year, have you stopped doing activities you previously enjoyed in order to spend time drinking?
In the past year, have you gotten into situations when drinking that increased your chances of being physically harmed?
In the past year, have you continued to consume alcohol despite it making you feel depressed, anxious, or paranoid, and impacting your physical health?
In the past year, has your tolerance for alcohol increased, meaning that you need to consume more alcohol than you once did to feel its effects?
In the past year, have you experienced withdrawal symptoms when not under the influence of alcohol, such as nausea, sweating, trouble sleeping, a racing heart, sweating, restlessness, or shaking?

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2018