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The DSM-5 Makes Important Changes to the Diagnoses of Eating Disorders
The DSM-5 Makes Important Changes to the Diagnoses of Eating Disorders

Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals rely upon the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in their diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. On December 1, 2012, the APA's Board of ...

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