Term Eating Disorders Screening
Code RP-5000.5000-200
Definition Programs that offer simple tests for people who have episodes of binge eating followed by purging, dissatisfaction with their body shape and size and/or intense fears of weight gain and want to learn more about anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders and ways of coping with their symptoms. Individuals generally have an opportunity to see a film and/or hear a talk about the causes, symptoms and treatment of eating disorders; complete a screening questionnaire; and talk with a mental health professional about the results. People who test positively are encouraged to seek further evaluation and, potentially, treatment. Most eating disorders screenings are confidential and available at no cost. Eating disorders screenings may also be available by telephone or on-line.
Created 5/25/11
Changed 5/25/11
Use References Anorexia Screening
Bulimia Screening
See Also References BMI/Body Composition Screening (LF-4900.1150)
Body Image Education (RR-5150.5000-100)
Eating Disorders Treatment (RP-6400.1900)
Healthy Eating Programs (LH-2700.6000-300)
Weight Management (LT-9500)
Weight Related Support Groups (PN-8100.0500-900)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Eating Disorders (NPC F03.07)
Health Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment (NPC E07)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Mental Health Treatment (NTE F30)
Outpatient Psychiatric Care (UW
Preventive Health (NPC E11.05)
Related Concepts Evaluation/Testing/Diagnosis/Assessment
Foster Care Transition Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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