Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and Autism

What is ARFID? ARFID is a relatively new eating disorder that was added to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) in 2013. ARFID is characterised by a persistent avoidance of food or restriction of food intake without the use of compensatory behaviours, such as purging or overexercising. It is a disorder that […]