Unformatted text preview: meets all the criteria for Bulimia Nervosa except the twice-per-week criterion; both these people would be given an Eating Disorder NOS diagnosis. Q. It seems like all the disorders have an NOS option. Are there any examples that wouldn’t work? A. Almost every category of disorder has an NOS option. Anxiety Disorder NOS, Mood Disorder NOS, Psychotic Disorder NOS, Sleep Disorder NOS, Eating Disorder NOS. Only a few specific disorders within categories have NOS designations; Depressive Disorder NOS, for example. The main exception is the category “Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence” (there is no DUFDIA NOS diagnosis!), in which the subcategories of disorder usually have NOS options (Pervasive Developmental Disorder NOS, Elimination Disorder NOS, Feeding Disorder NOS, Attentional Disorder NOS, etc). This pattern means there are lots of incorrect examples – “Anorexia Nervosa NOS” does not exist, to name but one....
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This document was uploaded on 11/19/2009.
- Spring '09
- Abnormal Psychology