Eating disorders: Q-EDD is a useful diagnostic tool in female college students
Clinical Bottom Line
The Q-EDD may be a useful screening instrument for eating disorders in high risk populations. It may also be a useful diagnostic tool in clinical populations
Mintz et al Questionnaire for eating disorder: reliability and validity of operationalising DSM-IV criteria into a self-report format Journal of Counseling Psychology 44 63-79.
In female college students, are there any screening tests that reliably detect those students that have eating disorders?
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- Gold Standard - DSM-IV criteria for eating disorder following structured clinical interview
- Study setting - Large mid-Western public university in the USA. Participants were 136 women. 11 female counselling psychology graduate students conducted the clinical interviews.
|Questionnaire for Eating Disorder Diagnoses (Q-EDD)||Eating disorder||No eating disorder||Likelihood Ratio|
Positive test can SpPin, negative test can SnNout.
Geddes, 1998, Reviewed 1999