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. Treatment is available for this disorder. Learn more about avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, how it’s different from other diagnoses like anorexia nervosa and bulemia nervosa, and how treatment can positively affect your recovery from ARFID.
In this eBook, you’ll learn:
- An overview of ARFID
- How ARFID is different from other eating disorders
- Who is at risk of ARFID
- How treatment for ARFID works