The SCOFF test has proven to be relatively accurate in scientific studies, even though it is short and simple. It is used to identify people who may have an eating disorder and who should therefore receive a proper psychiatric assessment.

1. Do you make yourself Sick because you feel uncomfortably full?
2. Do you worry that you have lost Control over how much you eat?
3. Have you recently lost more than 6 kg in a 3-month period?
4. Do you believe yourself to be Fat when others say you are too thin?
5. Would you say that Food dominates your life?