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Study IDs predictors for beating eating disorders
San Francisco Chronicle

Inherent to the challenge of treating an eating disorder is figuring out at what point a treatment has actually worked.

In making such a determination, clinical judgment is about the only tool a doctor has. Relapse rates are startlingly high.

Now new research from Stanford has begun to pin down more concrete barometers of long-term recovery, physical and mental signs that could indicate whether a patient is ready to end treatment or perhaps might require more.