Effects of reducing the frequency and duration criteria for binge eating on lifetime prevalence of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder: Implications for DSM-5
Volume 45, Issue 4
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101882
About the Course:
We assessed the impact of reducing the binge eating frequency and duration thresholds on the diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED).
Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders
Sara E. Trace, PhD; Laura M. Thornton, PhD; Tammy L. Root, PhD; Suzanne E. Mazzeo, PhD; Paul Lichtenstein, PhD; Nancy L. Pedersen, PhD; Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD
This course is recommended for researchers and health care professionals interested in the impact of the proposed changes to the binge eating frequency criterion and duration in DSM-5.
Describe the limitations of the current DSM-IV binge eating frequency and duration criteria.
Demonstrate how lifetime prevalence of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder changes across a range of binge eating frequency thresholds in a large population-based sample.
Explain the likely impact of the proposed DSM-5 changes to the binge eating frequency and duration criterion on the healthcare system based on the findings from this study.
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