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Validation of the SCOFF questionnaire for screening of eating disorders among Mexican university students

Validation of the SCOFF questionnaire for screening of eating disorders among Mexican university... Eat Weight Disord (2017) 22:153–160 DOI 10.1007/s40519-016-0259-7 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E Validation of the SCOFF questionnaire for screening of eating disorders among Mexican university students 1 2 3 • • • Omar Sanchez-Armass Marcela Raffaelli Flavia Cristina Drumond Andrade 2 1 1 • • • Angela R. Wiley Aida Nacielli Morales Noyola Alejandra Cepeda Arguelles Celia Aradillas-Garcia Received: 28 September 2015 / Accepted: 5 February 2016 / Published online: 29 February 2016 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Abstract Results EDI-2 subscales showed high correlations with Purpose To evaluate the criterion validity and diagnostic the SCOFF scores proving initial evidence of criterion utility of the SCOFF, a brief eating disorder (ED) screening validity. A score of two points on the SCOFF optimized the instrument, in a Mexican sample. sensitivity (78 %) and specificity (84 %). With this cutoff, Methods The study was conducted in two phases in 2012. the SCOFF correctly classified over half the cases Phase I involved the administration of self-report measures (PPV = 58 %) and screened out the majority of non-cases [the SCOFF and the Eating Disorder Inventory-2, (EDI-2)] (NPV = 93 %) providing further evidence of criterion to 1057 students http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Psychiatry
ISSN
1124-4909
eISSN
1590-1262
DOI
10.1007/s40519-016-0259-7
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26928282
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Abstract

Eat Weight Disord (2017) 22:153–160 DOI 10.1007/s40519-016-0259-7 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E Validation of the SCOFF questionnaire for screening of eating disorders among Mexican university students 1 2 3 • • • Omar Sanchez-Armass Marcela Raffaelli Flavia Cristina Drumond Andrade 2 1 1 • • • Angela R. Wiley Aida Nacielli Morales Noyola Alejandra Cepeda Arguelles Celia Aradillas-Garcia Received: 28 September 2015 / Accepted: 5 February 2016 / Published online: 29 February 2016 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 Abstract Results EDI-2 subscales showed high correlations with Purpose To evaluate the criterion validity and diagnostic the SCOFF scores proving initial evidence of criterion utility of the SCOFF, a brief eating disorder (ED) screening validity. A score of two points on the SCOFF optimized the instrument, in a Mexican sample. sensitivity (78 %) and specificity (84 %). With this cutoff, Methods The study was conducted in two phases in 2012. the SCOFF correctly classified over half the cases Phase I involved the administration of self-report measures (PPV = 58 %) and screened out the majority of non-cases [the SCOFF and the Eating Disorder Inventory-2, (EDI-2)] (NPV = 93 %) providing further evidence of criterion to 1057 students

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Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and ObesitySpringer Journals

Published: Feb 29, 2016

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