Reassessment of patients with Eating Disorders after moving from DSM-IV towards DSM-5: a retrospective study in a clinical sample.

@article{Gualandi2016ReassessmentOP,
  title={Reassessment of patients with Eating Disorders after moving from DSM-IV towards DSM-5: a retrospective study in a clinical sample.},
  author={Malvina Gualandi and Marzia Simoni and Emilia Manzato and Giovanni Scanelli},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={617-624}
}
PURPOSE To compare the relative prevalence of eating disorders moving from DSM-IV to DSM-5, and to reassess the overall medical impairment in the revised diagnostic classes. METHODS We applied DSM-5 to 206 patients (age 15-56 years) previously studied and classified according to DSM-IV. Medical impairment was classified as low, medium, or high, based on a cumulative score of clinical severity (SCS), computed as the sum of specific weights assigned to different pathological conditions and… CONTINUE READING

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