partial syndrome eating disorder

partial syndrome eating disorder

Psychiatry A condition of primarily ♀ adolescents, with features of anorexia nervosa
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The relationship of partial syndrome eating disorders to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
Longitudinal studies have indicated that 14%-46% of individuals diagnosed with partial syndrome eating disorders had progressed to full syndrome eating disorders within 1 to 2 years (Shisslak et al.
It is estimated that 1% to 3% of adolescent females suffer full syndrome anorexia or bulimia nervosa, and up to 20% of high school and college age females have partial syndrome eating disorders (Sands et al.
Partial syndrome eating disorders were defined as meeting all DSM-IV diagnostic criteria.

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