Eating Disorders

  • Brittany K. Bohrer
  • Danielle A. N. Chapa
  • Alexis Exum
  • Brianne Richson
  • Michaela M. Voss
  • Kelsie T. ForbushEmail author


The term “eating disorders” (EDs) broadly refers to psychiatric disorders marked by maladaptive eating patterns and attitudes about eating, body shape, and body weight. The four ED diagnoses described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association, 2013) include anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), binge eating disorder (BED), and “other specified feeding or eating disorder” (OSFED; American Psychiatric Association, 2013).


Eating disorders Interviewing Diagnosis Assessment Psychopathology Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Binge eating disorder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brittany K. Bohrer
    • 1
  • Danielle A. N. Chapa
    • 1
  • Alexis Exum
    • 1
  • Brianne Richson
    • 1
  • Michaela M. Voss
    • 2
  • Kelsie T. Forbush
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of Kansas, Department of PsychologyLawrenceUSA
  2. 2.Children’s Mercy – Kansas City, Department of Adolescent MedicineKansas CityUSA

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