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Unformatted text preview: unhappy with their body; 98% of them do not weigh as little as models do! Eating disorders are now well-known in the medical and psychological community and are diagnosable according to the Diagnostic and Statistics Manual (DSM), a reference manual the psychological community use to accurately diagnose mental illnesses. There are three categories listed under eating disorders; anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS). Currently, binge-eating would be classified under EDNOS. Many in the psychological community are fighting for binge-eating to be classified officially as its own disorder, similar to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa....
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2011 for the course PSY 2011 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at UNCuyo.
- Spring '11