• Foreword: Diagnosis and Management of Eating Disorders in the DSM-5 Era

    4 monthes ago - By Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care

    In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition .1 In the DSM-5, the APA updated the diagnostic criteria for all mental health diagnoses that had last been updated in the DSM-IV and a revised edition of the DSM-IV , published in 1990 and 1994, respectively.2,3 The APA assigned workgroups to develop the updated criteria for each diagnostic category. The workgroups were tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that the new mental health diagnostic criteria accurately reflected current realities in each of...
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