Technology addiction test

Are you unsure if you or a loved one has a problem with their technology use? Our health test can help clarify your concerns. Simply answer the following ten questions about your habits. Please be honest with yourself.

Q1. Do you stay online longer than you expected more and more often?

Yes

No

Q2. Do you ignore and avoid other work or activities to spend more time on-screen?

Yes

No

Q3. Do you often check messages or emails before doing something else you need to do, even delaying meals?

Yes

No

Q4. Do you frequently get annoyed or irritable if someone bothers you when you are trying to do something online or on your phone?

Yes

No

Q5. Do you prefer to spend time with people on-line or through messaging rather then being with them face to face?

Yes

No

Q6. Do you think a lot about when you can get back online when you are off-line?

Yes

No

Q7. Do you argue with, or feel criticised by friends, partners or family about the amount of time you spend online?

Yes

No

Q8. Do you get excited, both anticipating when you can next get online, and also thinking about what you will do?

Yes

No

Q9. Do you prefer on-screen activities now to going out and doing something else?

Yes

No

Q10. Do you hide, or become defensive about what you do online?

Yes

No