Clinical significance and distinctiveness of purging disorder and binge eating disorder

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In the DSM-IV, individuals with binge eating disorder (BED) and those with purging disorder (PD) receive a diagnosis of eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS), suggesting no meaningful differences between clinical presentations. This article compares PD and BED on eating disorder severity and comorbid disorders.

AuthorKeel, Pamela K.; Holm-Denoma, Jill M. & Crosby, Ross D.
JournalInternational Journal of Eating Disorders

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