Children ages 6-12 with symptoms of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and their families are invited to participate in a Family-Based Treatment (FBT) vs. a manualized Non-Specific Care (NSC) research study through the Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The study consists of 14 one-hour telehealth sessions in either treatment arm, along with required medical management, over the course of 4 months. Treatment will be provided by doctoral-level, highly skilled therapists.
Who Can Participate?
- Children ages 6-12
- Symptoms of ARFID (undereating, picky eating, and/or fearfulness of eating)
- Able to speak English
- Living with at least one parent (the whole family will be enrolled for treatment)
- Medically stable for outpatient treatment
- Able to make a 6-month commitment
For more information, or to sign up for the study, please email Eliza at email@example.com, or call her at (650) 723-5521. Please reach out to Eliza with any questions or concerns! “