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[Self-Test] ARFID in Adults

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Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is an eating disorder most widely recognized in children, but it is not uncommon in adults.

Individuals with ARFID will have trouble meeting nutritional and/or energy needs for any of the following reasons:Food restriction and avoidance in ARFID are not linked to body image issues, as with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

ARFID, sometimes known as “extreme picky eating,” is also linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, and other conditions.If you suspect that you have symptoms of ARFID, answer the questions below and share the results with a licensed mental health professional who is experienced in diagnosing and treating eating disorders, including ARFID.If you or a loved one is suffering from an eating disorder, contact the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) for support, resources, and treatment options.

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