Morphine Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz

Morphine is a prescription opioid drug often used to treat pain related to cancer or surgery. However, opioids like morphine can lead to abuse, dependence and addiction, even when taken as prescribed. If you believe you may be developing an addiction to this drug, taking a self-screening test can help you determine whether it’s time to seek treatment.

This self-guided assessment is designed to help you evaluate the level of your morphine use. It is not intended to replace a proper, clinical diagnosis of morphine addiction. You can use the results of this assessment as a guide to help you:

Review your results with a doctor or call The Recovery Village to speak with a representative about your morphine addiction and learn about treatment options.

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This quiz is a self-guided assessment that has been created from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which is the standard criteria for diagnosing mental health and substance use disorders. This assessment contains “yes” or “no” questions relative to your Morphine use during the last 12 months. Your answers are confidential.

Please answer “yes” or “no” based only on your Morphine use. In the past 12 months:

Have you used morphine for any non-medicinal reason?
Have you increased your morphine use beyond the amount prescribed by your doctor?
Have you taken morphine in combination with other substances?
Have you experienced cravings to take morphine?
Have you done anything illegal in order to obtain morphine?
Have you experienced any withdrawal symptoms, such as lethargy or depression, after not taking morphine for a considerable amount of time?
Have you ever endangered yourself by taking morphine before or while operating a vehicle?
Have you attempted but failed to stop taking morphine or reduce the dosage as prescribed by your doctor?
Have you strained professional and personal relationships due to your morphine use?
Have you become more reserved, distant or shy in social settings since you started taking morphine?
Have you had a drop in personal hygiene or grooming since starting to use morphine?
Has your morphine use led to taking other opioids or opiates?

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

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Next Steps

If your quiz results show that you may be struggling with a morphine addiction, help is available at The Recovery Village. You can review your results with a physician or contact us today to find a morphine addiction treatment program that works well for your needs.

FAQs About Hydrocodone Addiction & Treatment

  • How much morphine is too much?

    The maximum amount of morphine that can be safely used varies significantly from one person to another. It can be affected by a variety of factors, such as age, health, genetics and previous history of opioid use. Morphine overdose can be fatal, so the drug should only be taken as prescribed.

  • How often can you take morphine?

    A person should not take morphine more frequently than prescribed. Normally, morphine doses are prescribed to be taken at least four to six hours apart.

  • What is a high dose of morphine?

    It depends on the patient. For some people, even a low dose of morphine can have a strong effect. Typically, oral doses greater than 30 mg are not used.

  • How long does it take to get addicted to morphine?

    There is no set time frame for how long it takes for morphine addiction to develop. However, the CDC shows that the risk of developing opioid addiction rises significantly after three to five days of use.

  • How can I stop my morphine addiction?

    Morphine addiction can be very dangerous and should be treated seriously. However, stopping morphine use can be difficult alone. Most people find that the most effective way to stop using opioids like morphine is to seek professional treatment through an addiction rehab center.

  • Does The Recovery Village offer treatment programs for morphine addiction?

    The Recovery Village offers evidence-based morphine addiction treatment options ranging from detox and residential programs to long-term aftercare. Our experts have helped many patients recover from morphine addiction and achieve lasting sobriety.

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