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Table 4 Number (n) and percentage (%) of patients where a criterion was not fulfilled under DSM-IV-TR who transitioned to a diagnosis of AN after applying DSM-5

From: A retrospective study of the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis of eating disorders in Victoria, Australia

DSM-IV-TR AN n %
Criterion A 19 29.2
Criterion B 21 32.3
Criterion C 12 18.5
Criterion Da 49 75.4
  1. DSM-IV TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition, Text Revision, DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder, fifth edition, AN anorexia nervosa
  2. aCriterion D not present in DSM-5