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Binge Eating Scale

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Clinical Assessments
Eating Disorder
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
bingees01 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #1 0::3;-7 0=I don't feel self-conscious about my weight or body size when I'm with others or I feel concerned about how I look to others, but it normally does not make me feel disappointed with myself; 1=I do get self-conscious about my appearance and weight which makes me feel disappointed in myself; 3=I feel very self-conscious about my weight and frequently, I feel intense shame and disgust for myself. I try to avoid social contacts because of my self-consciousness; -7=missing bes1
bingees02 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #2 0::3;-7 0=I don't have any difficulty eating slowly in the proper manner; 1=Although I seem to "gobble down" foods, I don't end up feeling stuffed because of eating too much; 2=At times I tend to eat quickly and then I feel uncomfortably full afterwards; 3=I have the habit of bolting down my food without really chewing it. When this happens I usually feel uncomfortably stuffed because I've eaten too much; -7=missing bes2
bingees03 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #3 0::3;-7 0=I feel capable to control my eating urges when I want to; 1=I feel like I have failed to control my eating more than the average person; 3=I feel utterly helpless when it comes to feeling in control of my eating urges or Because I feel so helpless about controlling my eating I have become very desperate about trying to get it in control; -7=missing bes3
bingees04 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #4 0::2; -7 0=I don't have the habit of eating when I'm bored or I sometimes eat when I'm bored, but often I'm able to "get busy" and get my mind off food, or I have a regular habit of eating when I'm bored, but occasionally I can use some other activitiy to get my mind off eating; 2=I have a strong habit of eating when I'm bored and Nothing seems to help me break the habit; -7=missing bes4
bingees05 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #5 0::3;-7 0=I'm ususally physically hungry when I eat something; 1=Occasionally I eat something on impulse even though I really am not hungy; 2=I have the regular habit of eating foods that I might not really enjoy to satisfy a hungry feeling even though physically I don't need the food; 3=Even though I'm not physically hungry I get a hungry feeling in my mouth that only seems to be satisfied when I eat a food, like a sandwich, that fills my mouth. Sometimes when I eat the food to satisfy my mouth hunger, I then spit the food out so I won't gain weight; -7=missing bes5
bingees06 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #6 0::3;-7 0=I don't feel any guilt or self-hate after I overeat; 1=After I overeat, occasionally I feel gult or self-hate; 3=Almost all the time I experience strong guilt or self-hate after I overeat; -7=missing bes6
bingees07 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #7 0::3;-7 0=I don't lose total control of my eating when dieting even after periods when I overeat; 2=Sometimes when I eat a "forbidden food" on a diet, I feel like I "blew it" and eat even more; 3=Frequently, I have the habit of saying to myself, "I've blown it now, why not go all the way" when I overeat on a diet. When that happens I eat even more. or I have a regular habit of starting strict diets for myself, but I break the diets by going on an eating binge. My life seems to be either a "feast" or "famine"; -7=missing bes7
bingees08 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #8 0::3; -7 0=I rarely eat so much food that I feel uncomfortably stuffed afterwards; 1=Usually about once a month, I eat such a quantity of food, I end up feeling very stuffed; 2=I have regular periods during the month when I eat large amounts of food, either at mealtime or at snacks; 3=I eat so much food that I regularly feel quite uncomfortable after eating and sometimes a bit nauseous; -7=missing bes8
bingees09 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #9 0::3; -7 0=My level of calorie intake does not go up very high or go down very low on a regular basis; 1=Sometimes after I overeat, I will try to reduce my caloric intake to almost nothing to compensate for the excess calories I've eaten; 2=I have a regular habit of overeating during the night. It seems that my routine is not to be hungry in the morning but overeat in the evening; 3=In my adult years, I have had week-long periods where I practically starve myself. This follows periods when I overeat. It seems I live a life of either "feast or famine"; -7=missing bes9
bingees10 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #10 0::3; -7 0=I usually am able to stop eating when I want to. I know when "enough is enough"; 1=Every so often, I experience a compulsion to eat which I can't seem to control; 2=Frequently, I experience strong urges to eat which I seem unable to control, but at other times I can control my eating urges; 3=I feel incapable of controlling urges to eat. I have a fear of not being able to stop eating voluntarily; -7=missing bes10
bingees11 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #11 0::3; -7 0=I don't have any problem stopping eating when I feel full; 1=I usually can stop eating when I feel full but occasionally overeat leaving me feeling uncomfortably stuffed; 2=I have a problem stopping eating once I start and usually I feel uncomfortably stuffed after I eat a meal; 3=Because I have a problem not being able to stop eating when I want, I sometimes have to induce vomiting to relieve my stuffed feeling; -7=missing bes11
bingees12 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #12 0::3; -7 0=I seem to eat just as much when I'm with others (family, social gatherings) as when I'm by myself; 1=Sometimes, when I'm with other persons, I don't eat as much as I want to eat because I'm self-conscious about my eating; 2=Frequently, I eat only a small amount of food when others are present, because I'm embarrassed about my eating; 3=I feel so ashamed about overeating that I pick times to overeat when I know no one will see me. I feel like a "closet eater"; -7=missing bes12
bingees13 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #13 0::3;-7 0=I eat three meals a day with only an occasional between meal snack or I eat 3 meals a day, but I also normally snack between meals; 2=When I am snacking heavily, I get in the habit of skipping regular meals; 3=There are regular periods when I seem to be continually eating, with no planned meals; -7=missing bes13
bingees14 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #14 0::3; -7 0=I don't think much about trying to control unwanted eating urges; 1=At least some of the time, I feel my thoughts are pre-occupied with trying to control my eating urges; 2=I feel that frequently I spend much time thinking about how much I ate or about trying not to eat anymore; 3=It seems to me that most of my waking hours are pre-occupied by thoughts about eating or not eating. I feel like I'm constantly struggling not to eat; -7=missing bes14
bingees15 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #15 0::3; -7 0=I don't think about food a great deal; 1=I have strong cravings for food but they last only for brief periods of time; 2=I have days when I can't seem to think about anything else but food; 3=Most of my days seem to be pre-occupied with thoughts about food. I feel like I live to eat; -7=missing bes15
bingees16 Integer Recommended Eating Habit #16 0::2; -7 0=I usually know whether or not I'm physically hungry. I take the right portion of food to satisfy me; 1=Occasionally, I feel uncertain about knowing whether or not I'm physically hungry. At these times it's hard to know how much food I should take to satisfy me; 2=Even though I might know how many calories I should eat, I don't have any idea what is a "normal" amount of food for me; -7=missing bes16
bingees_sev Integer Recommended Binge Eating Scale Severity Score 1::3 1= None; 2= Moderate; 3= Severe
bingess_tot Integer Recommended Binge Eating Scale Total Score
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