Exploring avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder in eating disordered patients: a descriptive study.

@article{Norris2014ExploringAF,
  title={Exploring avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder in eating disordered patients: a descriptive study.},
  author={Mark L Norris and Amy Robinson and Nicole Obeid and Megan Harrison and Wendy Spettigue and Katherine A Henderson},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={495-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess and compare clinical characteristics of patients with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) to those with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD A retrospective review of adolescent eating disorder (ED) patients assessed between 2000 and 2011 that qualified for a diagnosis of ARFID was completed. A matched AN sample was used to compare characteristics between groups. RESULTS Two hundred and five patients met inclusion criteria and were reviewed in detail. Of these, 34… CONTINUE READING
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