volume 53, issue 3, P831-839 1993
DOI: 10.1177/0013164493053003027
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Abstract: Recently, investigators have identified several levels of severity among people suffering from eating disorders. One of the more commonly used scales for screening people with eating disorders is the 26-item version of the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26). Although decisions such as assigning individuals to treatment and control groups are often determined by the score on the EAT-26, researchers have not examined the sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of the scale. In the present study, 231…

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