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Is There a Link Between Genetics and ARFID?

Every eating disorder is a complex psychiatric disorder, and as such tends to have equally complex causes that vary from individual to individual. ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) is…


Is it Picky Eating, or Is it ARFID?

Sometimes known as selective eating disorder, ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder is a psychiatric disorder that can result in nutritional imbalance or even malnutrition in extreme cases. It’s characterized by…


Understanding Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

With avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID, recently added to the DSM, care teams are better able to take a targeted treatment approach. Through the new definitions, they can bolster…


Surviving Spring Break while in Eating Disorder Recovery

Angie Viets, LCP is an eating disorder specialist who has dedicated her career to helping her clients recover. In this week’s post, she discusses a common challenge for college-aged clients—spring break.…