Compulsive Eating Scale (CES)

1.     Eat because you are feeling lonely
2.     Feel completely out of control when it comes to food
3.     Eat so much that your stomach hurts
4.     Eat too much because you are upset or nervous
5.     Eat too much because you are bored
6.     Go out with friends for the purpose of over-stuffing yourselves with food
7.     Eat so much food so fast that you don’t know how much you ate or how it tasted
8.     Get out of bed‚ go into the kitchen‚ and finish the remains of some delicious food‚ because you know it was there.
 
a. Never‚ b. Once or twice a year‚ c. Once a month‚ d. Once a week‚ e. More than once a week
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.moray.gov.uk/downloads/file93345.doc 

Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 500-501.

 

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