Gambling Questionnaire

If your gambling behaviour is causing you concern answering the following questions may provide you with insight into how gambling is increasingly dominating your life...



1. Have others ever criticised your gambling?

      Yes    No
2. Have you ever lied to cover up the amount of money or time you have gambled?

      Yes    No
3. Do arguments, frustrations or disappointments trigger the urge?

      Yes    No
4. Do you gamble alone for long periods?

      Yes    No
5. Do you stay away from work, college or school to gamble?

      Yes    No
6. Do you gamble to avoid life problems?

      Yes    No
7. Have you lost interest in your family, friends or pastimes due to gambling?

      Yes    No
8. When gambling and you run out of money, do you feel lost and in despair, and need to gamble again as soon as possible?

      Yes    No
9. Have you lied, stolen or borrowed just to get money to gamble or to pay gambling debts?

      Yes    No

10. Do you feel depressed or even suicidal because of your gambling?

      Yes    No


Our advice ... Based upon questionnaire developed by Gamcare and used with their permission.