Measures created or modified by Eric Stice, Ph.D.

Ideal Body Stereotype Scale - Revised

This scale assesses how participants have internalized a thin ideal body image.  

Internal consistency: alpha=.91     Test-retest reliability: r=.80

Scale                         Scale, Italian translation 

Selected publications using the scale:

Stice, E. (2001). A prospective test of the dual-pathway model of bulimic pathology: Mediting effects of dieting and negative affect.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 110, 124-135.

Stice, E. & Bearman, K. (2001). Body-image and eating disturbances prospectively predict increases in depressive symptoms in adolescent girls: A growth curve analysis. Developmental Psychology, 37, 597-607. 

Stice, E. & Whitenton, K. (2002). Risk factors for body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls: A longitudinal investigation. Developmental Psychology, 38, 669-678

 

Perceived Sociocultural Pressure Scale

This scale assesses how much pressure participants feel from their family and friends to be thin.  Internal consistency: alpha=.88     Test-retest reliability: r=.93

Scale 

Selected publications using the scale:

Stice, E. & Bearman, K. (2001). Body-image and eating disturbances prospectively predict increases in depressive symptoms in adolescent girls: A growth curve analysis. Developmental Psychology, 37, 597-607.

Stice, E. & Whitenton, K. (2002). Risk factors for body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls: A longitudinal investigation. Developmental Psychology, 38, 669-678.

 

Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale

This scale assesses symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.  Internal consistency: alpha=.89   Test-retest reliability: r=.87

Scale     Coding

Selected publications using the scale:

Stice, E., Fisher, M. & Martinez, E.(2004). Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale: Additional evidence of reliability and validity. Psychological Assessment, 16, 60-71.

Stice, E. & Ragan, J. (2002). A preliminary controlled evaluation of an eating disturbance psychoeducational intervention for college students. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 31, 159-171.

Stice, E., Telch, C. F., & Rizvi, S. L. (2000) . Development and validation of the Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale: A brief self-report measure of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. Psychological Assessment, 12, 123-131.

 

Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale - DSM-5 Version

This is a revised version of the original EDDS to fit the diagnostic changes in the DSM-5. It does not include pica, rumination disorder, or ARFID. It is still under development and has not yet been validated.

Scale       Coding

 

Eating Disorder Diagnostic Interview 

Scale 

Selected publications using the scale: 

Presnell, K. & Stice, E. (2003). An experimental test of the effect of weight-loss dieting on bulimic pathology: Tipping the scales in a different direction. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 112, 166-170.

Stice, E., Burton, E., & Shaw, H. (2004). Prospective relations between bulimic pathology, depression, and substance abuse: Unpacking comorbidity in adolescent girls. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 62-71.

Stice, E., Presnell, K., Shaw, H., & Rohde, P. (2005). Psychological and behavioral risk factors for obesity onset in adolescent girls: A prospective study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73, 195-202.

Stice, E. & Shaw, H. (2003). Prospective relations of body image, eating, and affective disturbances to smoking onset in adolescent girls: How Virginia slims. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 129-135.