concluded in a systematic review that mortality rates for eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS
) are high especially in those with AN.
Bonnie's EDE results from our study suggested that she met the criteria for EDNOS
, thus pointing to a difference in how she viewed her practices with psychiatric guidelines.
This further raises the question whether yo-yo dieting falls within the category of Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS
For this reason, we decided to measure different components of SWB in a sample of women with ED (AN, BN and EDNOS
) and a control group (individuals without body dissatisfaction).
The overall prevalence of eating disorders was 12.0% (16.4% for ballet dancers), 2.0% (4% for ballet dancers) for anorexia, 4.4% (2% for ballet dancers) for bulimia, and 9.5% (14.9% for ballet dancers) for eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS
 The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV)  or the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10)  classified ED in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS
Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS
) is the third type of eating disorder.
Individuals with AN, BN, or eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS
) are at increased risk of death compared with their age and gender matched peers.
Even though somewhere between 1 and 5 percent of Americans have binge-eating disorder, until now anyone diagnosed with the condition was classified as having an "eating disorder not otherwise specified" (EDNOS
There are several categories of eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS
However, a focus on BED alone will not contribute to a better understanding of how eating behavior affects weight-loss treatment  because bulimia nervosa (BN), eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS
), and subdiagnostic binge eating disorders (BED minus one criterion = SBED) have also been reported in many of the obese presurgery patients [18, 19, 21].
The EAT-40 total score has also proved to be useful to differentiate between subjects with and without eating disorders (ED) (Alvarez et al., 2004; Castro et al., 1991; Gross, Rosen, Leitenberg, & Willmuth, 1986; Irala et al., 2008; Mintz & O'Halloran, 2000; Pereira et al., 2008), on one hand, and among different ED, including AN, Bulimia Nervosa (BN), and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS
; Alvarez et al., 2004), on the other hand.