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What happens in a residential eating disorder clinic?
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: You live there
Residential treatment just means you live at the treatment center without your family.

In brief: You live there
Residential treatment just means you live at the treatment center without your family.
Dr. Julie O'Toole
Dr. Julie O'Toole
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Recovery
Eating disorders can be deadly.
Studies have shown, repeatedly in fact, that the longer the residential treatment the better the prognosis. Of course, no one treatment works for everyone. Then, outpatient treatment is essential once the residential is over. Some may need several bouts if residential treatment, especially in severe cases.

In brief: Recovery
Eating disorders can be deadly.
Studies have shown, repeatedly in fact, that the longer the residential treatment the better the prognosis. Of course, no one treatment works for everyone. Then, outpatient treatment is essential once the residential is over. Some may need several bouts if residential treatment, especially in severe cases.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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