Understanding Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

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Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis which has been differentiated from the classical eating disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5). In this article, the author outlines the distinctive clinical features of ARFID in terms of diagnostic criteria, signs and symptoms, risk factors, complications, management strategies and roles of local physicians.

Link to publication: https://www.thkma.org/cmebulletin/202002/CME_Bulletin_2020_02.pdf




Leung WS. HKMA CME Bulletin. 2020;Feb(2):11-14.

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