Anorexia Self Assessment

Is it possible that I am suffereing from Anorexia? Anorexia – involves restricting caloric intake out of an intense fear of becoming fat. While individuals appear underweight or even emaciated, they do not believe they are thin enough. They also may control their weight with over exercising, diet pills or purging. iTherapy is happy to offer this Self Test to assist you

Anorexia Self Test

Is it possible that I have symptoms of Anorexia?

Answer the questions below:

  1. Even though people tell me I’m thin, I feel fat. Yes     No
  2. I get anxious if I can’t exercise. Yes     No
  3. [Female] My menstrual periods are irregular or absent. Yes     No
  4. [Male] My sex drive is not as strong as it used to be. Yes     No
  5. I worry about what I will eat. Yes     No
  6. If I gain weight, I get anxious and depressed. Yes     No
  7. I would rather eat by myself than with family or friends. Yes     No

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Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need helpvisit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. Other people talk about the way I eat. Yes     No
  2. I get anxious when people urge me to eat. Yes     No
  3. I don’t talk about my fear of being fat because no one understands. Yes     No
  4. I enjoy cooking for others, but I usually don’t eat what I’ve cooked. Yes     No
  5. I have a secret stash of food. Yes     No
  6. When I eat, I’m afraid I won’t be able to stop. Yes     No
  7. I lie about what I eat. Yes     No

20% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need helpvisit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. I don’t like to be bothered or interrupted when I’m eating. Yes     No
  2. If I were thinner, I would like myself better. Yes     No
  3. I like to read recipes, cookbooks, calorie charts, and books about dieting and exercise. Yes     No
  4. I have missed work or school because of my weight or eating habits. Yes     No
  5. I tend to be depressed and irritable. Yes     No
  6. I feel guilty when I eat. Yes     No
  7. I avoid some people because they bug me about the way I eat. Yes     No

40% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need helpvisit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. When I eat, I feel bloated and fat. Yes     No
  2. My eating habits and fear of food interfere with friendships or romantic relationships. Yes     No
  3. I binge eat. Yes     No
  4. I do strange things with my food (cut it into tiny pieces, eat it in special ways, eat it on special dishes with special utensils, make patterns on my plate with it, secretly throw it away, give it to the dog, hide it, spit it out before I swallow, etc.)Yes     No
  5. I get anxious when people watch me eat. Yes     No
  6. I am hardly ever satisfied with myself. Yes     No
  7. I vomit or take laxatives to control my weight. Yes     No

60% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need helpvisit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. I want to be thinner than my friends. Yes     No
  2. I have said or thought, “I would rather die than be fat.” Yes     No
  3. I have stolen food, laxatives, or diet pills from stores or from other people. Yes     No
  4. I have fasted to lose weight. Yes     No
  5. In romantic moments, I cannot let myself go because I am worried about my fat and flab. Yes     No
  6. I have noticed one or more of the following: cold hands and feet, dry skin, thinning hair, fragile nails, swollen glands in my neck, dental cavities, dizziness, weakness, fainting, rapid or irregular heartbeat. Yes     No

80% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

 
 

 

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Eating Disorders Page to learn more about Anorexia and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page