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. 2019 Mar;42(1):1-10.
doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2018.10.001. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Diagnostic Categories for Eating Disorders: Current Status and What Lies Ahead

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Diagnostic Categories for Eating Disorders: Current Status and What Lies Ahead

B Timothy Walsh. Psychiatr Clin North Am. .

Abstract

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition) for 6 feeding and eating disorders were published in 2013 and were notable for officially recognizing binge-eating disorder and for articulating criteria for avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. The criteria and the rationale for them are briefly described, and current and future challenges are discussed.

Keywords: ARFID; Anorexia nervosa; Binge-eating disorder; Bulimia nervosa; DSM-5; Eating disorders.

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