Pediatric feeding and eating disorders: current state of diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Pediatric feeding and eating disorders: current state of diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Nichole R Kelly and Lisa Shank and Jennifer L. Bakalar and Marian Tanofsky-Kraff},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={16 5},
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders now recognizes six primary feeding and eating disorders including pica, rumination disorder, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. Guided by research from the past 3 years, the current review outlines diagnostic criteria for each disorder, their clinical correlates and treatment options. Recent modifications to diagnostic criteria will likely help to improve treatment… CONTINUE READING
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