Reliability of self-reported eating disorders: Optimizing population screening.

  title={Reliability of self-reported eating disorders: Optimizing population screening.},
  author={Anna Keski-Rahkonen and Elina Sihvola and Anu Raevuori and Jutta Kaukoranta and Cynthia M Bulik and Hans W Hoek and Aila M. Rissanen and Jaakko M Kaprio},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={39 8},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess whether short self-report eating disorder screening questions are useful population screening methods. METHOD We screened the female participants (N = 2881) from the 1975-1079 birth cohorts of Finnish twins for eating disorders, using several short screening questions and three Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) subscales. Comparing these measures with clinician-conducted semi-structured diagnostic interviews (N = 549) of Diagnostic and… CONTINUE READING

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