Pica and Rumination Disorder in DSM-5

  title={Pica and Rumination Disorder in DSM-5},
  author={Andrea S Hartmann and Anne E Becker and Claire E Hampton and Rachel Bryant-Waugh},
The major proposed change for both pica and rumination disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition is their relocation from their current section, titled “Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence,”1 to the newly proposed section, “Feeding and Eating Disorders.”2 This change emphasizes that these disorders occur across the age range, including adulthood. Also, specifiers for severity and course have been suggested for each… CONTINUE READING