EATING DISORDER TEST
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This test is to help you determine if you have an Eating Disorder.
Be as honest as possible and remember the only person who can decide if you have an Eating Disorder is you.
Answer YES or NO to the following questions below.
„X Do you feel out of control when you eat?
„X Do you starve yourself?
„X Do you feel in control when you don't eat?
„X Do you feel you don't deserve to eat?
„X Do you have an intense fear of gaining weight?
„X Do you believe you are fat even though others disagree?
„X Do you use diet pills or laxatives to control your weight?
„X Do you feel guilt after eating?
„X After eating, do you binge and self induce vomiting?
„X Do you binge if you are feeling sad?
„X Do you feel food and weight are the only things that you have control over?
„X Do you tell yourself you're ugly, fat, worthless etc.?
„X Do you avoid social gatherings or meals because of food?
„X Are you ashamed of your eating habits?
„X Do you think about food constantly?
„X Do you exercise excessively to lose weight?
„X Do you believe you will be happier if you lose weight?
„X Do you get angry with people if they ask you about your eating habits?
„X Are you secretive about what you eat or don't eat?
„X Do you have a need to be perfect?
„X Do you lie about your weight loss and make efforts to hide it from others?
„X Do you constantly think about food, calories and recipes?
„X Do you think that you may have an Eating Disorder?
If you have answered YES to four or more of the questions then you may have an Eating Disorder or have one starting.
It is suggested that you to discuss matters with your health care provider, therapist or someone who specializes in eating disorders.
Also consider talking to a close friend or family member who may help lead you in the right direction to get help.
Mental Health Information Service
Mental Health Association NSW
60-62 Victoria Rd
Gladesville NSW 2111
Where to Get Help?
„X Your local GP
„X Community Health Centre (under ¡¥Community Health Centres¡¦ in the White Pages)
„X School counsellor or teacher
„X Eating Disorders Association of NSW on 02 9889 5344
„X Eating Disorders Support Network on 02 9412 4499 (also has support groups)
„X Look under counselling services in the White and Yellow Pages
„X Telephone Counselling Services eg. Lifeline 131 114, Salvo Careline 02 9331 6000, Kids HelpLine 1800 551 800.
„X Many hospitals have Eating Disorder Units, contact them directly for details.
„X Australian Psychological Society (APS) 1800 333 497 for a referral to a psychologist in your area.
„X Mental Health Information Service 02 9816 5688 or 1800 674 200 (for services in your area)
Further Research (& Sources)
www.eating-disorder.org - Support Concern and Resources for Eating Disorders
www.edsn.asn.au - Eating Disorders Support Network
www.edeo.org - Eating Disorder Education Organization
www.edansw.org.au - Eating Disorder Association of NSW
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