Patients Seeking Treatment

The vast majority of patients seeking treatment for an eating disorder do not meet full DSM criteria. What are the implications for diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders? 
What are the broader implications for categorical versus dimensional perspectives on the diagnosis of mental illness?
Essays will be marked on the quality, structure and clarity of the argument, and the clarity and style of the writing. Your argument should be supported by relevant evidence from the literature, and should be referenced in APA format. Your essay should not exceed 2000 words. Minimum of 6 sources