Gamblers Anonymous 20 Questions

Please answer the following questions.

1. Did you ever lose time from work 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 ever have a strong urge to return and win more?
yes no
9. Did you often gamble until your last dollar 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
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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 planned?
yes no
15. Have you ever gambled to escape worry or trouble?
yes no
16. Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to
finance your gambling?
yes no
17. Did gambling cause you to have difficulty sleeping?
yes no
18. Do arguments, disappointments, or frustration create within you an urge
to gamble?
yes no
19. Did you have an urge to celebrate 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 (problem) gamblers will answer yes to at least seven of
these questions.If you answered “yes” to at least seven of the 20 questions, you may have a gambling problem. Call 888-236-4848 for immediate assistance.