Predicting Treatment Outcome:Why We Have Been So Unsuccessful

  • David B. Allison
  • Cheryl N. Engel
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 278)


Following Dr Wilson’s paper (Wilson, this volume), we will discuss a bit more about prediction. From a somewhat more methodological point of view, we will explore some reasons why we have such trouble predicting treatment outcome.


Eating Disorder Individual Therapy Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Predict Treatment Outcome Behavioral Weight Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Allison
    • 1
  • Cheryl N. Engel
    • 1
  1. 1.Obesity Research Center — St. Luke’s/Roosevelt HospitalColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA

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