Do you lose time from work due to gambling ?
2. Is gambling making your home life unhappy ?
3. Is gambling affecting your reputation ?
4. Have you ever felt remorse after gambling ?
5. Do you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties ?
6. Does gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency ?
7. After losing, do you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your loses ?
8. After a win do you have a strong urge to return and win more ?
9. Do you often gamble until your last pound is gone ?
10. Do you ever borrow to finance your gambling ?
Have you ever sold anything to finance gambling ?
12. Are you reluctant to use gambling money for normal expenditure ?
13. Does gambling make you careless of the welfare of you family ?
14. Do you gamble longer than you planned ?
15. Do you ever gamble to escape worry or trouble ?
16. Have you ever committed, or considered committing an illegal act to finance gambling ?
17. Does gambling cause you difficulty in sleeping ?
18. Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create an urge within you to gamble ?
19. Do you have an urge to celebrate any good fortune with a few hours gambling ?
20. Have you ever considered self - destruction as a result of your gambling ?
Most compulsive gamblers will answer yes to at least 7 of the above questions.