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.

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

 

WYE-EM-057-MAR-20

Reference

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

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