Self Test

Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26)

Always Usually Often Sometimes Rarely Never
1. I am terrified about being overweight.
2. Avoid eating when I am hungry.
3. Find myself thinking of food.
4. Have times where I feel that I may not be able to stop eating.
5. Cut my food into small pieces.
6. Aware of the calorie content of foods that I eat.
7. Particularly avoid food with a high carbohydrate content (i.e. bread, rice, potatoes, etc.).
8. Feel that others would prefer if I ate more.
9. Vomit after I have eaten.
10. Feel extremely guilty after eating.
11. Have thoughts of becoming thinner.
12. Think about burning up calories when I exercise.
13. Other people think that I am too thin.
14. Having fat on my body worries me.
15. Take longer than others to eat my meals.
16. Avoid foods with sugar in them.
17. Eat diet foods.
18. Feel that food controls my life.
19. I am able to control myself with food.
20. Feel that others force me to eat.
21. Give too much time and thought to food.
22. Feel uncomfortable after eating sweets
23. Put yourself on diet.
24. Like my stomach to be empty.
25. Enjoy trying new rich foods.
26. I want to vomit after meals.

Calculations and results
0-10 points: Normal
11-20points: Tendency of disordered eating
20-30points: Great tendency of getting eating disorders

Attention! The result is for reference only; it should not be substitute for professional’s clinical assessment.
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The EAT-26 has been reproduced with permission. Garner et al. (1982). The Eating Attitudes Test: Psychometric features and clinical correlates. Psychological Medicine, 12, 871-878