The CAGE test and the AUDIT test help determine if you are an alcoholic. About Health and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence also offer alcoholic screening tests. Each test has a different number of questions and result structure.Continue Reading
The CAGE test has four questions related to an alcoholic lifestyle. The questions include questioning whether it is appropriate to cut down on drinking, feeling annoyed when people have commented on the drinking, having a sense of guilt and drinking to generally feel better. The responses to the questions determine the percentage likelihood that you are an alcoholic.
The AUDIT test, which is technically known as the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, stems from questions issued by the World Health Organization. The test considers the exact measure of an alcoholic drink and asks the taker questions about consumption frequency, lifestyle changes and relationships. The test has a point system, and scoring within a certain range indicates that you have a higher probability of being an alcoholic.
The About Health and National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence offer alcoholic screening exams that ask a series of questions and provide an analysis of the responses. The tests do not serve as an official diagnosis and are a guide to potential health issues.Learn more about Health