Digital Self-Help Therapy for Eating Disorders in College Women

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial determined whether a coached, digital cognitive behavior therapy self-help program improved outcomes for college women with eating disorders compared with referral to usual care.

Authors: Denise E. Wilfley, Ph.D., of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is the corresponding author.

 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.15633)

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