Classification of Eating Disorders

Chapter

Abstract

Eating disorders (ED) are psychiatric disorders that have been studied systematically only in the last 30 years. In this section, we make a brief historical overview, we illustrate the changes in the diagnostic analysis in the different revisions of DSM, we report the diagnostic criteria of DSM-IV-TR, and then we examine the most interesting aspects of the proposed new classification of ED in DSM-5.

Keywords

Eating Disorder Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Binge Eating Bulimia Nervosa 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eating Disorders Unit, Medical DepartmentUniversity Hospital “Arcispedale S. Anna”FerraraItaly

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