During the past 12 months…
|Have you become restless irritable or anxious when trying to stop or cut down on gambling?|
|Have you tried to keep your family or friends from knowing how much you gambled?|
|Did you have such financial trouble as a result of your gambling that you had to get help with living expenses from family, friends or welfare?|
Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS), from Gebauer, L., LaBrie, R., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). Optimizing DSM-IV-TR classification accuracy: a brief biosocial screen for detecting current gambling disorders among gamblers in the general household population. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue Canadienne De Psychiatrie,(2), 82-90
You may be currently affected by gambling-related problems and need further assessment. Would you like to further assess the severity of your gambling problem? Yes / No
According to your answers, you are not experiencing gambling-related problems at the moment. If you are interested to know more about how to effectively manage your gambling or our gambling counselling and treatment service, please contact our counsellors via live chat or by calling 1834 633 (Press 1) or 2827 4321 or WhatsApp 6770 5599.
If you would like to assess and change your gambling behaviour, or want to know more about gambling disorder, please contact our counsellor via live chat, or by calling 1834 633 (Press 1) or 2827 4321, or WhatsApp 6770 5599.
Thinking over the last 12 months…
|Not at all||Rarely||Sometimes||Often|
|Have you bet more than you could really afford to lose?|
|Did you need to gamble with larger amounts to get the same feeling of excitement?|
|When you gambled, did you go back another day to try to win back the money you lost?|
|Have you borrowed money or sold anything to get money to gamble?|
|Do you think you might have a problem with gambling?|
|Has gambling caused you any health problems, including stress or anxiety?|
|Have people criticised your betting or told you that you had a gambling problem, whether you believe it or not?|
|Has your gambling caused any financial problems for you or your household?|
|Do you feel guilty about the way you gamble or what arises from it?|
Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI), from Ferris, J., & Wynne, H. (2001). The Canadian problem gambling index: Final report. Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.
According to the result, you are not experiencing gambling-related problems at the moment. If you are still concerned about your own gambling behaviour, please contact our counsellor at 2827 4321 or WhatsApp 6770 5599.
According to the result, your gambling has low level of problems with few or no identified negative consequences. However, if it is not changed immediately, your life, family and friends, work and health will be affected. You are encouraged to seek help from our counsellor. Please contact us at 2827 4321 or WhatsApp 6770 5599, or talk to our online counsellor via Live Chat.
According to the result, your gambling has moderate level of problems leading to some negative consequences. If it is not changed immediately, your life, family and friends, work and health will be seriously affected. You are encouraged to seek help from our counsellor. Please contact us at 2827 4321 or WhatsApp 6770 5599, or talk to our online counsellor via Live Chat.
Your result indicates that you have been suffering from problem gambling with negative consequences and a possible loss of control, in which your life, family and friends, work and health might be threatened. You are strongly encouraged to contact us at 2827 4321 or WhatsApp 6770 5599, or talk to our online counsellor via Live Chat. Make yourself a positive difference today!