Predicting Treatment Outcome:Why We Have Been So Unsuccessful

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Obesity Stein Kelly Malleability 

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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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