A continuous involvement in an action or a behavior despite the adverse consequences in all the areas of our life such as physical, mental, relationship, finance , job health, social and spiritual. Addiction is nothing but an obsession and compulsion towards an action or behavior. Addiction is a disorder of the brain's reward system which arise through transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms and occurs over time from chronically high levels of exposure to an addictive stimulus (e.g., morphine, cocaine, sexual intercourse, gambling, etc.) In the year 1956 WHO recognized addiction as a disease with the definition stating that “A physical craving mingled with mental obsession leads to a spiritual bankruptcy”.
Since the denial is the common syndrome In the disease of addiction it is very difficult for an individual to accept the need for the treatment against his disease. At this juncture an addict can ask the following test questions and answer them as honestly as he can.