Hypnotizability, attitudes toward eating, and concern with body size in a female college population.

@article{GrothMarnat1990HypnotizabilityAT,
  title={Hypnotizability, attitudes toward eating, and concern with body size in a female college population.},
  author={Gary Groth-Marnat and J F Schumaker},
  journal={The American journal of clinical hypnosis},
  year={1990},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={194-200}
}
In this study we investigated the relationship between hypnotizability and attitudes towards food intake. One hundred and two female college students (mean age 21) completed the Eating Attitudes Test and the Goldfarb Fear-of-Fat Scale, and were assessed for hypnotizability on the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility. The results indicated that level of hypnotizability was related to attitudes toward food intake and the fear of becoming overweight. The findings support the thesis that… CONTINUE READING