Classification: Eating Disorder
ICD-9-CM Code: 307.1
ICD-10-CM Code: F50.02
Symptoms: Significantly low body weight, less than minimally expected for age; Extreme preoccupation with behavior that interferes with weight gain; Irrational fear of becoming fat; Eating small amounts of food or binge-eating followed by purging; Disturbed by one’s body weight and shape, causing persistent self-evaluation.
Levels of Severity: The following are body mass index (BMI) percentiles for adults.
- Mild: BMI ≥ 17 kg/m2
- Moderate: BMI 16-16.99 kg/m2
- Severe: BMI 15-15.99 kg/m2
- Extreme: BMI < 15 kg/m2
Usual Onset: Adolescence/Young Adulthood
Comorbidity: Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Use Disorders
Gender Ratio: Women > Men
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Cognitive Remediation Therapy
- Family-Based Treatment