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Alcohol Dependence Quiz

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Low score

Your score is and places you in the low risk category for alcohol problems.

Congratulations on this. It is important that we all ensure that any alcohol we consume does not lead to a pattern of hazardous drinking. Your score indicates that your consumption is within the low risk range.

It is important for you that you do not increase this level of consumption. Escalating consumption can easily result in your drinking becoming hazardous, increasing the risk of serious health, social problems, and alcohol dependence. Paying attention to your alcohol consumption and ensuring it remains within the low risk range represents a great investment for your future.

We encourage you to contact us for confidential, professional, advice and guidance.

Medium score

Your score is and places you in the category that we call "risky" or "hazardous" alcohol consumption.

What this means is that your pattern of drinking and overall amount of alcohol you drink is putting you at risk of serious health and personal consequences. This may seem a surprise at first, but it is the reality. We know that within this range of alcohol consumption there is a significant risk of the development of Alcohol Dependence, also short and long-term harm, such as injuries, mental health problems, relationship and employment issues. Medically, diseases of the liver, heart, brain, muscles, nerves and other key organs and systems of the body are strongly associated with this level of alcohol consumption.

Do not be distressed at this news. It is an opportunity reflect on your alcohol consumption and make the required changes to substantially reduce the risk of harmful consequences. When people reduce their alcohol consumption from hazardous levels, they typically feel better and more in control of their lives.

We encourage you to contact us for confidential, professional, advice and guidance.

High score

Your score is and shows that you are likely to have alcohol dependence.

It is important for you that you take action on this. We know that within this range of alcohol consumption there is a substantial risk of harm in the short and long term, such as injuries, mental health problems, relationship and employment issues. Medically, diseases of the liver, heart, brain, muscles, nerves and other key organs and systems of the body are strongly associated with Alcohol Dependence.

Do not be distressed at this news. It is an opportunity to take stock of your alcohol consumption and make important changes for an improved quality of life, and substantially reduce the risk of harmful consequences. Alcohol Dependence is a treatable condition, however if untreated Alcohol Dependence can have a seriously progressive course. By contrast, people who engage in treatment can see their lives transformed and their health and well-being restored.

Important — There can be serious medical risks and complications associated to 'just stopping' alcohol consumption once a physiological dependence has developed. Please seek professional advice and guidance before 'stopping'

We encourage you to contact us for confidential, professional, advice and guidance.

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This questionnaire, the AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) is widely used by Health Professionals. Developed in collaboration with the World Health Organisation, the 10-question test is considered to be the gold standard in assisting to determine if someone an Alcohol Abuse or Alcohol Dependence problem.

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1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
2. How many standard drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when drinking?
3. How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?
4. During the past year, how often have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
5. During the past year, how often have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of drinking?
6. During the past year, how often have you needed a drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?
7. During the past year, how often have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
8. During the past year, have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
9. Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?
10. Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?
 

The word 'addiction' is derived from a Latin term for ‘enslaved by’ or ‘bound to.’ Anyone who has struggled to overcome an addiction, or has tried to help someone else to do so, will understand this.

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