Tag Archives: randomized control trials

The treatment variables that affect long-term recovery

The basic goals of eating disorder treatment are to reduce or eliminate ED symptoms, address co-morbid disorders, and improve quality of life. When researchers study these treatment in clinical trials, they generally focus on the first issue and seek to ask whether this treatment reduces ED symptoms. It’s not a bad goal for an ED […]

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Evidence-Based Medicine and How to Read Research Like a Pro: Part 1

My good friend IrishUp posted an article she wrote on evidence-based medicine in an ED support forum, which will be part of a series on learning how to read and interpret medical research. It’s something we’ve both learned from experience, and Irish graciously allowed me to share her series here at ED Bites. All of […]

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