Gamblers Anonymous offers the folowing questions to anyone who may have a gambling problem. These questions are provided to help the individual decide if he or she is a compulsive gambler and wants to stop gambling.
Y / N - 1. Did you ever lose time from work or school due to gamling?
Y / N - 2. Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?
Y / N - 3. Did gambling affect your reputation?
Y / N - 4. Have you ever felt remorse after gambling?
Y / N - 5. Did you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?
Y / N - 6. Did gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
Y / N - 7. After losing did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?
Y / N - 8. After a win did you have a strong urge to return and win more?
Y / N - 9. Did you often gamble until your last dollar was gone?
Y / N - 10. Did you ever borrow to finance your gambling?
Y / N - 11. Have you ever sold anything to finance your gambling?
Y / N - 12. Were you reluctant to use "gambling money" for normal expenditures?
Y / N - 13. Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your family?
Y / N - 14. Did you ever gamble longer than you had planned?
Y / N - 15. Have you ever gambled to escape worry, trouble, boredom or loneliness?
Y / N - 16. Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to finance gambling?
Y / N - 17. Did gambling cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
Y / N - 18. Do arguments, dissapointments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?
Y / N - 19. Did you ever have an urge to celebrate good fortune by a few hours of gambling?
Y / N - 20. Have you ever considered self destruction or suicide as a result of your gambling?