Asked by Patricia Covarrubias on Feb 18, 2024

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One reason presented in the text about why the prevalence rate of bulimia nervosa has increased since the publication of the DSM-5 is

A) Talk shows have made it easier for people with the disorder to make themselves known.
B) Bingeing has replaced restricting food intake as the preferred way of manifesting the disorder.
C) Research has shown that the link between the presentation of thin women in the media has exerted increased influence on girls and women in recent years.
D) The criteria for determining the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa were stricter in the DSM-IV than they are in the DSM-5.
  • The prevalence rate of bulimia nervosa has increased since the publication of the DSM-5.
  • Talk shows have made it easier for people with the disorder to make themselves known.
  • Bingeing has replaced restricting food intake as the preferred way of manifesting the disorder.
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Kaylee Nicole

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
The DSM-5 made changes to the diagnostic criteria for eating disorders, which can affect the prevalence rates by either broadening or narrowing the definitions. The statement about the criteria for anorexia nervosa being stricter in the DSM-IV than in the DSM-5 implies that changes in diagnostic criteria can impact the reported prevalence of related disorders like bulimia nervosa.