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Evid Based Nurs 6:118 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.4.118
  • Assessment (screening or diagnosis)

The SCOFF questionnaire was less sensitive but more specific than the ESP for detecting eating disorders

Table 1

Eating disorder Screen for Primary care (ESP) and SCOFF questionnaires

ESP
Are you satisfied with your eating patterns?
Do you ever eat in secret?
Does your weight affect the way you feel about yourself?
Have any members of your family suffered with an eating disorder?
Do you currently suffer with or have you ever suffered in the past with an eating disorder?
SCOFF
Do you make yourself Sick because you feel uncomfortably full?
Do you worry you have lost Control over how much you eat?
Have you recently lost more than One stone (7.7 kg) in a 3 month period?
Do you believe yourself to be Fat when others say you are thin?
Would you say that Food dominates your life?

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