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Table 2 Screening Methods

From: Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review

  Name Outline
Questionnaire Questionnaire on Eating and Weight Patterns
A 27-item self-administered questionnaire that focuses on assessing diagnostic criteria for BED
Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) A self-report version of the EDE interview. A 41-item self-reported questionnaire generating 4 subscales and a global score.
Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ) A 14-item survey using 0–4 Likert responses to screen for symptoms of NES.
Items are also used to distinguish NES from sleep-related eating disorder (SRED) and to confirm that symptoms have been present for > 3 months. Total NEQ scores may range from 0 to 52.
Interview Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) A semi-structured interview that provides a profile of psychopathology based 4 four subscales and a global score.
Night Eating Syndrome History and Inventory
A semi-structured interview based on the NEQ that assesses the presence and frequency of night eating symptoms more comprehensively than the survey alone and allows for diagnosis of NES to be made.
Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis 1
A semi-structured interview to determine whether the individual meets the DSM-IV criteria for eating disorders.
Structured Interview for Anorexic and Bulimic Syndromes, for Expert Rating (SIAB, SIAB-EX) A semi-structured interview to assess for the specific and general psychopathology of eating disorders designed to establish diagnosis according to DSM-III-R.