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Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie 46 (2004) 10, 701 - 704

Short report

Instruments for measuring eating disorders

W. Vandereycken, L. Claes, H. Bloks

summary In clinical practice various measuring instruments are available for screening and diagnosing eating disorders. Dutch-language versions of the most important of these instruments are reviewed. On the basis of psychometric criteria and clinical utility the following instruments are recommended: the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) for clinical use and the Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) for clinical research.

keywords assessment, diagnostic interview, eating disorders, questionnaire