Drug Abuse (DAST)
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1. Have you ever used drugs other than those required for medical reasons?
2. Have you ever abused prescription drugs?
3. Do you abuse more than one drug at a time?
4. Do you use drugs more than once a week?
5. Have tried to stop using drugs but were not able to do so?
6. Have you had blackouts or flashbacks as a result of drug use?
7. Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use?
8. Does your partner or family ever worry or complain about your drug use?
9. Has drug abuse ever created problems between you and your partner or parents?
10. Have you lost friends because of your drug use?
11. Have you ever neglected obligations, family, or work because of drug use?
12. Have you ever gotten in trouble at work because of your drug use?
13. Have you ever lost a job because of drug use?
14. Have you gotten into fights when under the influence of drugs?
15. Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain drugs?
16. Have you been arrested for possession of illegal drugs?
17. Have you ever experienced withdrawal symptoms (felt sick) when you stopped taking drugs?
18. Have you had medical problems (memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding, etc.) as a result of your drug use?
19. Have you ever sought help for a drug problem?
20. Have you ever been involved in a treatment program related to your drug use?

Total 'Yes' (out of 20 possible)

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