If a patient has experienced multiple symptoms from any or all of the above categories for at least a 3 month period, they may be experiencing an Eating Disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder.
In this case, it is recommended that they be referred to a psychologist for a more comprehensive assessment. To book an appointment with a psychologist, contact Strategic Psychology on (02) 6262 6157 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference: American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5). Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association.