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Table 1 Derivation of current (three months) DSM-5 [2] diagnostic categories in the present study

From: Burden and health-related quality of life of eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), in the Australian population

Diagnosis Features Observations
BMI Strict dieting, fasting and/or purging Weight/shape overvaluation (score ranged 0–6) Binge eating episodes Marked distress associated to binge eating
Anorexia nervosa (AN) <18.5 Weekly ≥4 Not required n/a DSM-5 criteria A, B and C
AN - broad <18.5 Not required ≥4 Not required n/a DSM-5 criteria A and C
Bulimia nervosa (BN) ≥18.5 Weekly ≥4 Weekly Not required All DSM-5 criteria
BED -broada ≥18.5 Not present n/a Weekly Present DSM-5 criteria A, D, E
OSFED - atypical ANa ≥18.5 Weekly ≥4 Not required n/a  
OSFED - BNa ≥18.5 Weekly ≥4 Less than weekly Not required Bulimia nervosa of sub-threshold frequency. Duration <3-months not asked
OSFED - BEDa ≥18.5 Not present n/a Less than weekly Present BED of sub-threshold frequency. Duration <3-months not asked
OSFED - purging disorder’a ≥18.5 Weekly Not required Not present n/a  
Types of UFEDa ≥18.5 Weekly purging Not required Not required n/a Not meeting criteria for any other eating disorder, including ARFID.
≥18.5 Weekly diet/fasting ≥4 Not required n/a
≥18.5 Not required Not required Weekly n/a
≤18.5 Weekly Not required Not required n/a/
ARFID Any Not required <4 Not required n/a Avoiding/restricting eating foods associated with weight loss and/or nutrition deficit and/or interpersonal problems, not for cultural or medical conditions.
  1. a2015 only; BED Binge Eating Disorder, OSFED Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder, UFED Unspecified Feeding or Eating Disorder, ARFID Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder