|SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS
- Recurrent substance use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school or home (e.g., repeated absences or poor work performance related to substance use, substance-related absences, suspensions, neglect of children or household.
- Recurrent substance use in situations in which it is physically hazardous (e.g., driving an automobile or operating a machine when impaired by substance use
- Recurrent substance-related legal problems (e.g., arrests for substance related disorderly conduct)
- Continued substance use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of the substance (e.g., arguments with spouse or partner about consequences of intoxication, physical fights)
- SELF-MEDICATING WILL PREVENT ONE FROM REACHING GOALS