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Validity of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) in screening for eating disorders in community samples

Mond, Jonathan; Hay, Phillipa J; Owen, Cathy; Beumont, Pierre J V; Rodgers, Bryan


In order to examine the concurrent and criterion validity of the questionnaire version of the Eating Disorders Examination (EDE-Q), self-report and interview formats were administered to a community sample of women aged 18-45 (n=208). Correlations between EDE-Q and EDE subscales ranged from 0.68 for Eating Concern to 0.78 for Shape Concern. Scores on the EDE-Q were significantly higher than those of the EDE for all subscales, with the mean difference ranging from 0.25 for Restraint to 0.85 for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Behaviour Research and Therapy
DOI: 10.1016/S0005-7967(03)00161-X


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