Hypnotizability and Weight Loss in Obese Subjects

@inproceedings{Barabasz1989HypnotizabilityAW,
  title={Hypnotizability and Weight Loss in Obese Subjects},
  author={Marianne Barabasz and M. Spiegel},
  year={1989}
}
  • Marianne Barabasz, M. Spiegel
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • This study tested the effects of hypnosis for weight control. Hypnotizability was assessed by the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale: Form C (SHSS:C). Forty-five subjects completed the study with examiners who were blind with respect to hypnotizability scores. Subjects exposed to a simple self-management technique and to the Spiegel and Spiegel (1978) hypnosis intervention, modified to include specific food aversion, lost significantly more weight at a 3-month follow-up than subjects… CONTINUE READING

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