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  • OSFED stands for ‘other specified feeding or eating disorder’.
  • People with OSFED have symptoms that are similar to one or more eating disorders, but may not meet all the criteria for these conditions.
  • 'Other' eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
  • OSFED is not a lifestyle choice – it is a complex and serious mental health condition.
  • OSFED is one of the most common eating disorders in Australia.
  • Recognising the warning signs of OSFED early and seeking help is the quickest way to start the journey to recovery.

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Reviewed on: 20-01-2023