happy woman after learning about the different eating disorders and finding help

Different Eating Disorders

The term “eating disorder” is thrown about rather loosely in many circumstances. However, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders defines this serious condition as complex mental illnesses. This illness may require mental health and medical experts to ensure that the eating disorder doesn’t have nasty consequences. In the United States, millions…

women eating healthy in recovery of avoidant and restrictive food intake disorder

What is Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)?

When people think of eating disorders, the two most common conditions that come to mind are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. However, these are not the only eating disorders that exist. There are actually several conditions that all fall under the umbrella of eating disorders. Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder is one of these conditions, and…