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Eating Disorders Discovery Questionnaire

Do you see yourself in some of these questions?

  • Has anyone expressed concern about your thoughts and/or behavior around your eating, body or weight?
  • Do you think or obsess about food, eating, your body and/or your weight much of the time?
  • Do you binge on a regular basis, eating a relatively large quantity of food at one sitting?
  • Do you eat to relieve unpleasant emotions?
  • Do you eat when you are not hungry?
  • Do you hide food for yourself or eat in secret?
  • Can you stop eating without difficulty after one or two bites of a snack food or sweets?
  • Do you often eat more than you originally planned to eat?
  • Do you have feelings of guilt, shame or embarrassment when you eat – or afterwards?
  • Do you spend a lot of time calculating the calories you ate and the calories you burned?
  • Do you feel anxious about your weight, body or eating?
  • Are you fearful of gaining weight?
  • Do you tell yourself you’ll be happy when you achieve a certain weight?
  • Do you feel like your whole life is a struggle with food and your weight?
  • Do you feel hopeless about your behavior with food, and/or your obsession with your body and weight?
  • Do you entertain yourself with thoughts of food and what you are going to eat next?
  • Do you weigh yourself once, twice or more daily?
  • Do you exercise excessively to control your weight?
  • Do you avoid eating or severely limit the amount of food you will eat?
  • Being totally honest with yourself, do you think you have a problem with food?