If you are using the Internet as a means to feel good or to gratify what you might otherwise not enjoy, then you may be prone to, or even addicted to, finding pleasure online instead of in the satisfaction of ‘real-time’ living. This short, 11 question Virtual Addiction Test is designed to measure the level of your dependence on the Internet in your daily life.

Disclaimer: It should be noted that no medical or psychiatric diagnosis can be made solely by a written test or screening instrument alone; this survey is intended for educational and informational purposes only. If you score is on the higher side it would be reasonable to examine whether your use or over-use is creating any problems in work-life balance. If you are concerned about your Smartphone use, you may wish to consult with a mental health/addiction professional with expertise in Internet and Technology Addiction (Process/Behavioral Addictions).