Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST)

The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) is a 28-item questionnaire used as a screening instrument for the abuse of drugs other than alcohol.

ITEM CODING

Each item is answered as either “yes” or “no”. A “yes” response is scored as a “1” except for items 4, 5, and 7 which are reverse coded.

SCALES

RESOURCE FILES

DAST Questionnaire

R Scoring File

REFERENCES

Skinner, H. A. (1982). The drug abuse screening test. Addictive behaviors, 7(4), 363-371.