Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID, is a serious eating disorder that can lead to extreme weight loss and severe malnutrition. A relatively new diagnosis, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder is characterized by weight loss but doesn’t occur alongside distortions in the way the person views their body.
Men and Eating Disorders
Eating disorders in men are more common than people might think. Males account for about 15 percent of people with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa and around 35 percent of those with binge eating disorder.
Eating Disorders 101: Binge Eating, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
If you’re worried that you or someone you love might have an eating disorder, you may be wondering what to do. You probably have a lot of questions and just as many worries, but it’s hard to know where to begin. This eBook will provide you with information can help you decide the next steps to take.