Overview: Assess three dimensions of eating behavior
Qualification Level: B, Q1, Q2
Age Range: 17 years and older
Completion Time: Approximately 15 minutes
Norms: Mean and Standard Deviations of each dimension for normal and obese groups
Publication Date: 1988
Recognize and treat eating-related disorders with the Eating Inventory. This instrument assesses three dimensions of eating behavior: cognitive control of eating, disinhibition, and hunger. It is useful to design specific treatment programs, evaluate treatment programs for obesity, predict weight gain following smoking cessation, explain weight changes among depressed persons, and assess the behavior of bulimic patients.