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Screening for eating disorders in primary care: EDE-Q versus SCOFF

Mond, Jonathon M; Myers, Tricia C.; Crosby, Ross D.; Hay, Phillipa J.; Morgan, John F.; Lacey, Hubert; Mitchell, James; Rodgers, Bryan


Objective and Methods: The comparative validity of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) (22 items) and SCOFF (five items) in screening for cases of the more commonly occurring eating disorders was examined in a primary care sample of young adult women (n=257). Diagnoses were confirmed in a sub-group of interviewed participants (n=147). Results: Twenty-five cases, primarily variants of bulimia nervosa (BN) not meeting formal diagnostic criteria, were identified in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Behaviour Research and Therapy
DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2008.02.003


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