Psychological Medicine

Brief Communication

The problem of screening for uncommon disorders – a comment on the Eating Attitudes Test

Paul Williamsa1 c1, David Handa1 and Alex Tarnopolskya1

a1 Institute of Psychiatry, London


Screening for uncommon disorders gives rise to methodological problems. One of these problems is identified and discussed within the context of the Eating Attitudes Test.


c1 Address for correspondence: Dr Paul Williams, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SES 8AF.