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Determining your addiction level

To find out how dependent you are on cigarettes, use the chart below. The more checkmarks you have, the greater your dependency on cigarettes.

Addiction (check all that apply)

1. Is it extremely difficult for you to go one-half day without smoking?

2. Is there intense, recurring hunger for cigarettes?

3. Is there a need to smoke a certain minimal number of cigarettes each day?
Habit (check all that apply)

4. Do you ever find that you are smoking a cigarette and were not aware that you lit up?

5. Do you link your smoking with other behaviors, like drinking coffee or talking on the phone?

6. Do you sometimes intentionally go a whole day without smoking?
Psychological dependence (check all that apply)

7. Do you smoke more after having an argument with someone?

8. Is smoking one of the most important pleasures in your life?

9. Does the thought of never again smoking make you feel unhappy?