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Diagnostic criteria for 307.53 Rumination Disorder

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Repeated regurgitation and rechewing of food for a period of at least 1 month following a period of normal functioning. 

B. The behavior is not due to an associated gastrointestinal or other general medical condition (e.g., esophageal reflux). 

C. The behavior does not occur exclusively during the course of Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa. If the symptoms occur exclusively during the course of Mental Retardation or a Pervasive Developmental Disorders, they are sufficiently severe to warrant independent clinical attention.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Repeated regurgitation and rechewing of food for a period of at least 1 month following a period of normal functioning. 

B. The behavior is not due to an associated gastrointestinal or other general medical condition (e.g., esophageal reflux). 

C. The behavior does not occur exclusively during the course of Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa. If the symptoms occur exclusively during the course of Mental Retardation or a Pervasive Developmental Disorders, they are sufficiently severe to warrant independent clinical attention.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association