Anorexia Nervosa can have a “restricting type” or a “binge/purge type.”
► Refusal to maintain body weight (for age & height) with gains/losses at 85% of what is expected.
► Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming “fat” even though underweight
► Disturbance in the way one body weight/shape is experienced, with undue influence placed on weight/shape, or denial of seriousness of current low body weight
► In postmenarcheal females, amenorrhea, such as the absence of 3 consecutive cycles
|Factitious disorders may include psychological signs, physical signs, or the combination of both psychological and physical signs.
► Intentional feigning of physical or psychological signs or symptoms
► Motivation is to assume the “sick role”
► External incentives for the behavior (financial gain, legal avoidance, etc. as is true with malingering) are absent.