Self Assessment

On this page are a few brief self assessments that you can do yourself.

SCOFF Eating Disorder Test

1. Do you make yourself SICK because you feel uncomfortable full?

2. Do you worry you have lost CONTROL over how much you eat?

3. Have you recently lost more than ONE stone (14 lbs) in a 3 month period?

4. Do you believe yourself to be FAT when others say you are too thin?

5. Would you save that FOOD dominates your life?

Scoring: 1 point for every “yes”. A score of 2 or more indicates a likely case of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.

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Burns Depression Checklist (brief version)
Authored by: Dr. David Burns 1984 revised 1993

Scoring
0 = not at all
1= somewhat
2= moderately
3= alot

1. Sadness: Have you been feeling sad or down in the dumps?

2. Discouragement: Does the future look bleak or hopeless?

3. Low self-esteem: Do you feel guilty, worthless or inferior to others?

4. Loss of interest in life: Have you lost interest in your career, hobbies, family, or friends?

5. Suicidal impulses: Do you think life is not worth living or think you’d be better off dead?**
** Anyone with suicidal urges should seek help from a mental health professional.

Add up total score:
Total score Degree of Depression Action
0 happy – no treatment is usually needed
1-2 normal but unhappy no treatment is usually needed
3-5 borderline to mild depression Treatment can be helpful
6-10 moderate depression Treatment is almost always needed
11-15 severe depression Treatment is almost always needed

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Burns Anxiety Inventory (brief version)
Authored by: Dr. David Burns 1984 revised 1993

Scoring
0 = not at all
1= somewhat
2= moderately
3= alot

1. Feeling Anxious, nervous, worried, panicky or afraid.

2. Feeling tense, restless or unable to relax

3. Feeling stressed, uptight or on edge.

4. Frightening thoughts, fantasies or daydreams.

5. Physical feelings of stress, such as tight tense muscles, shortness of breath, or a racing heart.

Add up total score:
Total score Degree of Anxiety & Action
0 no anxiety – no treatment is usually needed.
1-2 minimal anxiety – no treatment is usually needed.
3-5 borderline to mild anxiety – treatment can be helpful
6-10 moderate anxiety – treatment can be helpful
11-15 severe anxiety – treatment is almost always needed

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The C.A.G.E. Assessment for Alcohol Abuse

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C. Have you ever tried to Cut down on your drinking

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A. Have people ever Annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?

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G. Have you ever felt Guilty by something you did while you were drinking?

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E. Have you ever had a morning ‘Eye-Opener’ (having a drink first thing in the morning)

One positive answer is considered an overall positive Screen.

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