Anorexia Diagnosis

Updated 8 August 2022

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Diagnosis

Adults

For 3 (or more) months:

Weight
loss due to energy intake restriction
Obsessions
about body shape or weight gain, or persistent denial of seriousness of weight loss
Anxiety
intense
Binges
excessive eating
andPurgesvomiting, diuretic, enema or laxative misuse
orExerciseexcessive
andFastingor dieting
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance