Evidence and potential mechanisms for mindfulness practices and energy psychology for obesity and binge-eating disorder.

Abstract

Obesity is a growing epidemic. Chronic stress produces endocrine and immune factors that are contributors to obesity's etiology. These biochemicals also can affect appetite and eating behaviors that can lead to binge-eating disorder. The inadequacies of standard care and the problem of patient noncompliance have inspired a search for alternative treatments… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.explore.2012.06.003

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