Classification of Eating Disorders

  • Emilia Manzato


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.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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