Findings showed that the severity of eating disorders symptoms and general psychopathology improved significantly. Twenty-three per cent of patients were symptom free at the end of treatment.
The dropout rate was 25.2%. A better score of general psychological health was a predictor of a better outcome.
The investigators conclude that further developments and research on innovative therapy approaches are indicated, particularly for those disorders such as BN, where traditional approaches have a challenging and unclear prognosis.