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All screening tools are just that – screening. They do not give a diagnosis that only a professional can give, only an indication of trouble.  If anything you read in these pages causes you to wonder about yourself, a family member, or a friend, come to the Chicago Christian Counseling Center for an initial consultation session with one of our professional staff. 

When dealing with addictive behaviors, you may ask yourself, “do healthy people wonder if they have a drug/alcohol problem?”  “Do healthy people wonder if they have a sexual addiction?” When dealing with addictive behavior, it’s important to have an evaluation rather than to try yourself to ascertain the severity of the problem.

 

Wonder if you’re depressed….this link has several respected screening tools: http://counsellingresource.com/lib/quizzes/depression-testing/

If you are concerned about your own, or a family member’s sexual behavior:
http://www.sexhelp.com/sast.cfm

Screening for Bipolar:
http://www.psycheducation.org/depression/BSDS.htm

Screening for OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder):
http://psychcentral.com/ocdquiz.htm

Wondering if you are manic? Mania Screening:
http://psychcentral.com/maniaquiz.htm

If you wondering whether you need help with an abusive relationship, take this screening quiz for domestic violence:
http://psychcentral.com/dvquiz.htm

Other online screening tests: 
http://www.addconsults.com/links/linkcat.php3?catID=14&nm=Online Screening Tests

If you are still wondering if you might be an alcoholic, good screening tests may be found at the link below. If you answer the questions truthfully, you will get some insight into the extend of your problem.
http://counsellingresource.com/lib/quizzes/drug-testing/

For information on drug abuse/dependence: 
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/drugabuse.html

To screen for eating disorders:
http://psychcentral.com/eatingquiz.htm

Screening for Adult ADD/ADHD:
http://psychcentral.com/addquiz.htm

To screen for childhood ADHD: 
http://www.psychtreatment.com/adhd.htm

Myers-Briggs/Jung Personality Test:
http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp

Environmental Sensitivities:
http://www.pdq4.com/stimtest.html