Am I Self-destructive?

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Am I Self-destructive? - Quiz

Here is an interesting 'Am I Self-Destructive?' quiz that is designed to predict if you have a self-destructive behavior or not. Self-destructive behaviors are actions that cause harm to you physically or mentally. It can be both intentional and unintentional. Whatever the case may be, the urge to control this behavior is too strong. Take this quiz and find out if you are a victim of this behavior or not. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Have you ever tried committing suicide? 

    • A.

      Yes, many times.

    • B.

      Never

    • C.

      Just a few times when I'm very angry. 

  • 2. 

    Have you ever tried binge eating? 

    • A.

      Yes, many times. 

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Only when I like the food too much. 

  • 3. 

    Have you ever participated in any impulsive or risky sexual behavior?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      I did it just once. 

    • C.

      I haven't done this ever. 

  • 4. 

    Do you use drugs?

    • A.

      Yes.

    • B.

      I've tried it a few times for fun. 

    • C.

      No

  • 5. 

    Have you ever committed any self-injury, such as cutting, hair pulling, or burning yourself? 

    • A.

      I've done it multiple times. 

    • B.

      Not at all!

    • C.

      Not yet... but I'm thinking of trying it someday. 

  • 6. 

    Do you try to change yourself to please other people around you?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Only if the person is very important to me

  • 7. 

    Do you try to cling to someone who is not interested in you?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Sometimes

    • C.

      No, why would I do that? 

  • 8. 

    Do you like self-derogating yourself? (such as calling yourself dumb, unattractive, and incapable)

    • A.

      Yes, I always do that.  

    • B.

      Only sometimes, when I actually act foolish. 

    • C.

      I never do that. 

  • 9. 

    Do you try to hurt yourself when you are very emotional or aggressive? 

    • A.

      Yes, always. 

    • B.

      No, I never do that. 

    • C.

      Sometimes

  • 10. 

    Have you ever experienced any childhood trauma? 

    • A.

      Yes, and the memories of that incident still haunt me. 

    • B.

      I went through a trauma when I was young, but I've overcome it now. 

    • C.

      No, I didn't experience any such thing. 

Jennifer DeSetto |MSN- Mental Health |
Mental Health Expert
Jennifer is an ANCC board-certified PMHNP with a decade of experience in mental health. She excels in medication management and evidence-based practices, having worked in private practice, community mental health centers, and inpatient settings. Jennifer earned her MSN in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from Molloy University and holds a certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her expertise enriches our quiz review process, ensuring quizzes align with current psychiatric nursing practices and standards.

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