Tag: Body Shape Questionnaire

Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV), eating disorders can be classified as anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), and eating disorder not otherwise specified (ED-NOS). BN is characterized by recurrent episodes of “out of control” or binge eating, occurring on average at least twice a week for 3 [...]

August 2, 2011 More
Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) categorizes eating disorders as anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), and eating disorder not otherwise specified (ED-NOS). AN is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, refusal to maintain a normal body weight, disturbed perception of one’s own shape or size, and, if female, amenorrhea [...]

July 28, 2011 More