publication . Article . 2001

A comparison of three questionnaires (EAT-12, EDI, and EDE-Q) for assessment of eating problems in healthy female adolescents

Jon Christian Laberg; Birthe K. Engelsen;
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  • Published: 01 May 2001 Journal: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, volume 55, pages 129-135 (issn: 0803-9488, eissn: 0000-0000, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
On the basis of the restraint theory and the continuum hypothesis of eating disorders, the objective of this paper was twofold. First, subjects who, on the basis of items from the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) which are generated from DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria, fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) were identified. Second, differences in scale scores between a case group and a non-case group were tested, and case group distribution of the two self-report questionnaires Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-12) and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) was compared as a means for investigating the sensitivity ...
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free text keywords: Eating Disorder Inventory, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Dieting, medicine.symptom, Bulimia nervosa, medicine.disease, Psychology, Eating Attitudes Test, Anorexia, Analysis of variance, Point-biserial correlation coefficient, Eating disorders
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