Do you want to cut down or stop drinking, but can’t?
Do you drink more, or for longer than you intended?
Do you spend a lot of time drinking or recovering from drinking?
Do you ever have cravings and urges for alcohol?
Is your drinking, or being sick as a result, interfering with you work, your home life or studies?
Do you continue to drink, even when it causes problems in your relationships?
Do you drink again and again, even when it puts you or others in danger?
Do you continue to drink, even when you know you have a physical or psychological problem that could have been caused by or made worse by alcohol?
Do you need to drink much more to get the effect you want?
Are you developing withdrawal symptoms, such as poor sleep, shakiness, restlessness, nausea, sweating a racing heart or seizure?