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96. Further Support For Diagnostically Meaningful Symptom Presentations of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder In An Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program

01 Feb 2019

In contrast to “traditional” eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN), individuals with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) exhibit eating pathology that is not driven by weight or shape concerns. ARFID can be diagnosed in individuals of any age whose pattern of inadequate caloric intake and/or dietary variety leads to acute weight loss or chronic growth failure, nutritional deficiency, supplement dependence, and/or significant psychosocial interference.

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