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Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) and Child EDE

Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) and Child EDE

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There are a whole range of different eating disorder assessment tools currently available, such as interviews, surveys and questionnaires, with the Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) also adapted for younger sufferers, known as the Child EDE or ChEDE. The EDE is a semi-structured interview instrument which was developed by Cooper & Fairburn in 1993. Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) – Diagnosing Anorexia and Bulimia Those undertaking the EDE will be asked key questions by a trained interviewer, who may then ask further questions to clarify specific concepts being investigated. According to Lask & Bryant-Waugh (2008) in Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence, the EDE has the following key characteristics: -four subscales - restraint, eating/shape/weight concern -
What Is Binge Eating Disorder, Its Symptoms And Treatment

What Is Binge Eating Disorder, Its Symptoms And Treatment

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Do you know the real difference between overeating and uncontrollable overeating. If taken a look at the definition of Dr Victor Kwok, head and consultant at Sengkang Health's Department of Psychiatry, overeating is not related to suffering from binge eating disorder while uncontrollable overeating means when there is a loss of control. He added in binge one eats until feels uncomfortably full and it gives the feeling of disgust or guilt after eating. It should occur once or more in a week for continuous three months. If believed to experts, the binge eating disorder is even more common than HIV, Schizophrenia and breast cancer. Binge eating risk factors Binge eating risks health wise more to those who come from separated or broken families, who got a family history ...