Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST‐10) Questionnaire and ...

Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST‐10) Questionnaire and Interpretation
1. Have you used drugs other than those required for medical reasons?
2. Do you abuse more than one drug at a time? 
3. Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to? (If never use drugs, answer “Yes.”
4. Have you had "blackouts" or "flashbacks" as a result of drug use?
5. Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use? If never use drugs, choose “No.”
6. Does your spouse (or parents) ever complain about your involvement with drugs?
7. Have you neglected your family because of your use of drugs?
8. Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain drugs? 
9. Have you ever experienced withdrawal symptoms (felt sick) when you stopped taking drugs?
10. Have you had medical problems as a result of your drug use (e.g., memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding, etc.)?
DAST-10 Score:
   0 - No problems reported
   1–2 - Low level 
   3–5 - Moderate level 
   6–8 - Substantial level 
   9–10 Severe level 

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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