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DIGS - Eating Disorders

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The Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS), a clinical interview especially constructed for the assessment of major mood and psychotic disorders and their spectrum conditions. The DIGS, which was developed and piloted as a collaborative effort of investigators from sites in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Genetics Initiative DIGS - Section: Eating Disorders doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1994.03950110009002 DOI: 10.1017/s0033291700034796
Clinical Assessments
Eating Disorder
06/07/2022
digs_ed01
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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
digs_ana_weigh_less Integer Recommended Was there ever a time when you weighed much less than other people thought you ought to weigh? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_weight_lost Integer Recommended At that time, had you lost a lot of weight on purpose or was it while you were growing up and you kept your weight down on purpose? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_lowest_weight Integer Recommended What was your lowest weight at that time? Pounds
digs_ana_height Integer Recommended How tall were you? Inches
digs_ana_age Integer Recommended How old were you? Age
digs_ana_body Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Note body frame. 1 :: 3 1= Sm; 2= Med; 3= Lrg
digs_ana_ana_criteria Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Is lowest weight (question 3) more than table entry for height, gender, and body? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_felt_fat Integer Recommended At that time did you still feel fat or did you see yourself as too fat in some ways? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_fat_fear Integer Recommended Were you still very much afraid that you could become fat? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_periods_stop Integer Recommended If female: Did your periods stop even when you were not pregnant? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_periods_stop_y Integer Recommended If female: Did you miss at least three cycles in a row? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_medical_disorder Integer Recommended Was there a medical disorder causing your weight loss? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_med_disorder_y String 500 Recommended If yes to medical disorder causing weight loss: Specify:
digs_ana_drugs Integer Recommended Did your lowered weight follow the use of diet pills, amphetamines, cocaine, or other substances? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_ana_drugs_y String 500 Recommended If yes to use of substances: Specify:
digs_ana_onset Integer Recommended How old were you the first time your weight was below __? (See weight criterion table for loss of 15%.) Ons Age
digs_ana_recent_age Integer Recommended How old were you the last time your weight was below __? (See weight criterion table for loss of 15%.) Rec Age
digs_bulimia_binge Integer Recommended Has there been a time in your life when you went on food binges (i.e., rapid consumption of a large amount of food in a discrete period of time, usually less than two hours)? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_binge_fear Integer Recommended During these binges were you afraid you could not stop eating, or that your eating was out of control? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_binge_3 Integer Recommended Did you have eating binges as often as twice a week for at least three months? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_binge_onset Integer Recommended How old were you when you first binged regularly? Ons Age
digs_bulimia_binge_recent Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you binged regularly? Rec Age
digs_bulimia_vomit Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like making yourself vomit? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_lax Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like taking laxatives or diuretics? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_diet Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like strictly dieting? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_fasting Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like .fasting? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_exercise Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like exercising a lot? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_other Integer Recommended Compensatory Behavior: Did you do anything to make up for eating so much, perhaps like other? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_other_y String 500 Recommended If Other on compensatory behavior: Specify:
digs_bulimia_compensate_3 Integer Recommended Did you do (Compensatory behavior/s) as often as twice a week for at least 3 months? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_weight_binge Integer Recommended At this time when you went on food binges were you a lot more concerned about your weight and/or shape than most people your age? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_16_19g_y Integer Recommended INTERVIEWER: Are questions 16 and 19g both YES? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_binge_comp Integer Recommended Did these episodes of binge eating and (Compensatory behaviors) both occur on average twice a week for at least 3 months? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
digs_bulimia_binge_com_ons Integer Recommended How old were you when you first binged and (Compensatory behavior/s) regularly? Ons Age
digs_bulimia_binge_com_rec Integer Recommended How old were you the last time you binged and (Compensatory behavior/s) regularly? Rec Age
digs_ana_bulimia_concur Integer Recommended Did these episodes of binge eating and (Compensatory behaviors) occur at any time other than during an anorexia episode? 0;1;9 0= No; 1= Yes; 9= Unk
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