Cognitive scale for benzodiazepine attachment (ECAB questionnaire)

Benzodiazepines (BDZ) are molecules with anxiolytic, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant properties that are prescribed for the treatment of anxiety, sleep disorders or epilepsy. The questions below address certain thoughts that you may have while treated with tranquilizing drugs and / or sleeping pills. If an item matches what you think, check “True”. Check "False" otherwise. It is essential to respond to all items with a single answer "true" or "false," even if you are not sure.
1 - Wherever I go, I need to have this medicine with me
  • True
  • False
2 - This medicine is like a drug for me
  • True
  • False
3 - I often think I'll never be able to stop taking this medicine
  • True
  • False
4 - I avoid telling my family and friends that I'm taking this medicine
  • True
  • False
5 - I have the feeling that I'm taking far too much of this medicine
  • True
  • False
6 - I'm sometimes afraid when I think about not having this medicine
  • True
  • False
7 - When I stop taking this medicine, i feel very ill
  • True
  • False
8 - I take this medicine because I can't do without it anymore
  • True
  • False
9 - I take this medicine because I don't feel well when I stop it
  • True
  • False
10 - I only take this medicine when i feel I need it
  • True
  • False

Source :
HAS, 2007

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