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Diagnosing and Treating Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Topics: ARFID | Assessment | Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder | differential diagnosis

CCPR: Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is still a fairly new disorder, added to the DSM-5 in 2013. What exactly is it? Dr. Thomas: ARFID is a newly designated feeding or eating disorder where the person does not eat enough food for a reason unrelated to body image problems, environmental factors, cultural reasons, or medical conditio

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