Methadone Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz

By taking this self-assessment quiz, you can better understand your relationship with methadone. The results of this quiz can assist you in identifying signs of methadone misuse, dependence or addiction. If you are concerned about your results, contact The Recovery Village to learn about your addiction treatment options. Talk to a doctor if you have more specific questions about your health, as this quiz does not offer medical advice.

Am I Addicted to Methadone?

This quiz is based on the criteria in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This handbook serves as a guide for medical professionals to diagnose mental illness, dependence or addiction. Please answer “yes” or “no” to each of the 12 questions. However, this quiz does not contain questions about alcohol use, instead, take an alcohol addiction assessment.

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

Taken methadone in higher doses or for longer than you intended?
Used methadone for recreational purposes?
Tried relentlessly to obtain more methadone when your prescription ran dry?
Spent several hours recovering from the effects of methadone?
Felt strong cravings for methadone?
Needed higher doses of methadone in order to feel the same effects?
Used methadone despite the personal or professional problems it has caused?
Experienced muscle aches, stomach pain or anxiety after trying to reduce or stop using methadone?
Stopped interacting with friends or family because of methadone use?
Experienced dizziness, constricted pupils or trouble breathing after using methadone?
Engaged in reckless behavior after using methadone?
Had a loved one express concern about your methadone use?

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