Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood Symptoms and DSM-IV Diagnosis
of Infancy or Early Childhood Symptoms and Diagnosis Overview:
Feeding Disorder of
Infancy or Early Childhood
symptoms and diagnostic criteria follow below. While some of these Feeding
Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood symptoms may be recognized by family, teachers, legal and medical
professionals, and others, only properly trained mental health
professionals (psychologists, psychiatrists, professional counselors etc.) can
or should even attempt to make a mental health diagnosis. Many additional
factors are considered in addition to the Feeding Disorder of Infancy or
Early Childhood symptoms in making proper diagnosis, including frequently
medical and psychological testing considerations. This information on Feeding
Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood symptoms and diagnostic
criteria are for information purposes only and should never replace the judgement and comprehensive assessment of a trained mental health clinician.
criteria for 307.59 Feeding Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood
Feeding disturbance as manifested by persistent failure to eat adequately
with significant failure to gain weight or significant loss of weight over at
least I month.
The disturbance is not due to an associated gastrointestinal or other
general medical condition (e.g., esophageal reflux).
disturbance is not better accounted for by another mental disorder
Disorder) or by lack of available food.
The onset is before age 6
Also, See: Other Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in
Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
Other Mental Health
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