Using eating disorder screening tools online can pick up potential warning signs, and help you understand if it’s a good idea to seek further help from a medical professional.
If you are concerned that you or somebody you care for may have an eating disorder, a good place to start is by taking an online eating disorder test or questionnaire. Online tools are not designed to give you a diagnosis, but rather to help you understand if you may be experiencing eating disorder symptoms, and therefore if you should see a medical professional for further assessment. Self-diagnosis or diagnosis without a professional’s input is extremely difficult and potentially dangerous.
Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses, and can present differently for each individual. For common symptoms and warning signs, please see the pages below: