Which assessment tools have been validated for the measure of dietary intake, mood disorder, and eating disorders in evaluation of amenorrhea?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Kristi A Tough DeSapri, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Several validated tools are available to measure dietary intake, mood disorder, and eating disorders. These tools include the following:

  • Minnesota Nutrition Data Systems evaluation - to assess dietary intake

  • Beck Depression Inventory - to assess mood

  • Modifiable Activity Questionnaire - to assess the patient's level of physical activity

  • Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire

  • Multidimensional Eating Disorder Inventory - for anorexia and bulimia [51]

  • Bulimia Test-Revised (BULIT-R) [52]


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