Self Assessment Test

(CPGI/PGSI, Ferris & Wynne 2001)

If you are worried about developing a gambling problem or think you already have developed a gambling problem, do try our Self Assessment Test! You may find the result interesting

During the past 12 months…

  • 1. Have you bet more than you could really afford to lose?
  • 2. Still thinking about the last 12 month, have you needed to gamble with larger amounts of money to get the same feeling of excitement?
  • 3. When you gambled, did you go back another day to try to win back the money you lost?
  • 4. Have you borrowed money or sold anything to get money to gamble?
  • 5. Have you felt that you might have a problem with gambling?
  • 6. Has gambling caused you any health problems, including stress or anxiety?
  • 7. Have people criticized your betting or told you that you had a gambling problem, regardless of whether or not you thought it was true?
  • 8. Has your gambling caused any financial problems for you or your household?
  • 9. Have you felt guilty about the way you gamble or what happens when you gamble?