Eating Disorder Screening Quiz

Use this brief screening measure to help you determine
if you might need to see a mental health professional for diagnosis
and treatment of anorexia, bulimia, or another eating disorder.

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Instructions: This is a screening measure to help you determine whether you might have an eating disorder that needs professional attention. This screening measure is not designed to make a diagnosis of an eating disorder or take the place of a professional diagnosis or consultation. For each item, indicate the extent to which it is true, by checking the appropriate box next to the item.

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1. Do you make yourself sick because you feel uncomfortably full?
No
Sometimes
Often

2. Do you worry you have lost control over how much you eat?
No
Sometimes
Often

3. Have you recently lost more than 15 lbs. in a 3 month period?
No
Yes

4. Do you believe yourself to be fat when others say you are too thin?
No
Sometimes
Often

5. Would you say that food dominates your life?
Not at all
Somewhat
Very much

 

Adapted from the peer-reviewed article, The SCOFF questionnaire: assessment of a new screening tool for eating disorders (Morgan, Reid, & Lacey, 1999). All rights reserved. For personal, educational or research use only; other use may be prohibited by law.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Aug 2013
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

 

 

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