Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Eating Disorder Outlook

What to expect:

  • Recovery from compulsive eating disorder may take six months to 5 years.
  • Most people with compulsive eating disorder improve with therapy.
  • Relapse rates are high.

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Last Updated: Apr 8, 2007 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Eating Disorder References
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