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Received: 12 December 2018
Accepted: 16 April 2019
First Online: 14 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All study procedures were exempted from review by the World Health Organization Ethics Review Committee (Protocol ID RPC569) and by the Human Subjects Committee of the University of Kansas (HSCL #20804). University of Kansas servers hosted the survey system used in the study. All participants were presented with an online informed consent document describing the study and had to indicate their consent to participate in order to continue.
: Not applicable.
: With the exception of Geoffrey M. Reed, the authors of this article were members of the ICD-11 Feeding and Eating Disorders Working Group, or members of or consultants to the ICD-11 Field Studies Coordination Group for Mental and Behavioral Disorders. Geoffrey M. Reed is a member of the Secretariat, WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. The authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this article, which do not necessarily represent the decisions, policy, or views of the World Health Organization.Dr. Howard Andrews reports a grant from the WHO during the conduct of the study. Dr. Hay reports personal fees from Shire Pharmaceuticals, personal fees from Wesley Hospital Ashfield NSW, personal fees from NSW Health Education and Training, grants from CAPES Brazil, grants from NSW Health, personal fees from Australian Medical Council, other from BMC Publishing, outside the submitted work; and Member of the ICD-11 Working Group for eating disorders. Views in this paper are personal. Dr. Hay is author of some papers cited in this paper. Dr. Stona reports grants from the French Ministry of Health during the conduct of the study. Dr. Claudino reports grants from Janssen Cilag, Abbot, CAPES, and FAPESP during the conduct of the study. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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