Diagnostic Criteria for Gambling Disorder:
A. Below are the gambling conditions of your past 12 months. Please √ in the space below

Yes No   1.Needs to gamble with increasing amounts of money in order to achieve the desired excitement.
Yes No   2.Is restless or irritable when attempting to cut down or stop gambling.
Yes No   3.Has made repeated unsuccessful efforts to control, cut back, or stop gambling.
Yes No   4.Is often preoccupied with gambling (e.g., having persistent thoughts of reliving past gambling experiences,
                            handicapping or planning the next venture, thinking of ways to get money with which to gamble).
Yes No   5.Often gambles when feeling distressed (e.g., helpless, guilty, anxious, depressed).
Yes No   6. After losing money gambling, often returns another day to get even ("chasing" one's losses).
Yes No   7.Lies to conceal the extent of involvement with gambling.
Yes No   8.Has jeopardized or lost a significant relationship, job, or educational or career opportunity because of gambling.
Yes No   9.Relies on others to provide money to relieve desperate financial situations caused by gambling.
B.The gambling behavior is not better explained by a manic episode.

* Source of information: Adapted from the American Psychiatric Association D