Ambien Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz

This self-assessment quiz is intended to help you better understand your Ambien use. The results from this assessment can help you better identify Ambien misuse or a substance use disorder. Contact a representative at The Recovery Village if you harbor concerns about your results and are interested in learning more about addiction treatment. However, the results do not replace professional medical advice. If you want more information about your health, speak with a health care expert.

Am I Addicted to Ambien?

This assessment is based on the criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the definitive guide for diagnosing mental health and substance use disorders. For each question, please answer “yes” or “no.” However, this quiz does not ask about your alcohol use, instead, take this quiz to identify alcoholism

Based on your Ambien use, please answer “yes” or “no” to each question. In the past 12 months:

Have you used Ambien for non-medical purposes?
Have you continued to take Ambien despite knowing the health, legal and social consequences?
Have you felt the need to use Ambien to feel normal?
Have you increasingly taken larger amounts of Ambien in order to feel the same effects?
Have you visited multiple doctors in order to obtain more Ambien?
Have you borrowed money in order to pay for Ambien?
Have you experienced fatigue, mood swings or anxiety upon reducing or stopping your Ambien use?
Have you stopped engaging in hobbies because of Ambien use?
Have you experienced intense cravings for Ambien?
Has your Ambien use resulted in relationship problems?
Have you experienced lightheadedness, body numbness or uncontrollable shaking after using Ambien?
Have you considered stealing money to purchase Ambien?

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