Ativan Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz

This self-assessment quiz can help you examine your Ativan use, but it should not be used as a substitute for medical advice. The assessment can assist you in identifying problematic Ativan use, including signs of a substance use disorder. After completing the quiz, you can call The Recovery Village if you are troubled by your results and are curious to learn about addiction treatment options. For more specific inquiries about your health, consult with your doctor.

Am I Addicted to Ativan?

This assessment is composed of questions from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, a handbook that provides criteria for diagnosing dependence, addiction or mental health disorders. The quiz asks about your Ativan use over the past 12 months, but it does not contain questions about alcohol use. To learn more about your drinking patterns, take an alcohol use assessment.

Based on your Ativan use over the past year, please answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions. In the past 12 months:

Have you experienced intense cravings for Ativan?
Have you taken Ativan for longer periods of time than you anticipated?
Have you needed to use Ativan in order to feel normal?
Have you unsuccessfully tried to reduce your Ativan use?
Do you spend considerable amounts of time trying to obtain Ativan?
Have you continued to use Ativan despite knowing the health, social and legal problems it may cause?
Have you experienced problems at school, work or home?
Has your tolerance to Ativan increased?
Have you dealt with withdrawal symptoms — such as abdominal cramps, increased heartbeat or seizures — after trying to stop using Ativan?
Have you experienced breathing problems, had seizures or fallen into a coma after taking too much Ativan?
Have you stopped engaging in hobbies because of Ativan use?
Have you tried to operate a vehicle after using Ativan?

Your assessment results are confidential. Please enter your information below to proceed to your results.

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Ativan Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz
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