Please answer yes or no to each of the following:
- Do you ever make yourself sick or vomit because you feel uncomfortably full?
- Do you worry that you have lost control over how much you eat?
- Have you recently lost 15 pounds or more within a 3-month period?
- Do you believe yourself to be fat when others say you are too thin?
- Would you say that food dominates your life?
If you answered yes to 2 or more of the above questions, we recommend that you seek professional advice and consider a formal evaluation.
From Morgan, Reid, and Lacey (1999) The SCOFF questionnaire: Assessment of a new screening tool for eating disorders, Journal of Medical Screening (BMJ), Volume 319, December 4, 1999.
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