what is an arfid eating disorder

What is an ARFID eating disorder?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is an ARFID eating disorder? ARFID – Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – is an eating disorder characterised by an extreme and persistent avoidance of – or restriction to – certain foods or food groups. This disorder can have a significant negative impact on physical, social and nutritional health. ARFID v “Picky eating” ARFID should…
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Evidence for the efficacy of treatment for ARFID in Adults

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are several promising treatments for ARFID in children and adolescents – which is where most of the research has been focused – but ARFID affects individuals across the lifespan. A paper recently published in the Journal of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, led by researchers at Harvard Medical School claims to be the first study…
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