The use of hypnosis with eating disorders.

  title={The use of hypnosis with eating disorders.},
  author={Moshe S Torem},
  journal={Psychiatric medicine},
  volume={10 4},
This paper reviews the literature on the use of hypnosis in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders. It proposes that patients with eating disorders ought to be investigated as to the underlying dynamics behind the eating disorders symptoms. Following a thorough assessment, a number of hypnotherapeutic techniques are explained and discussed, such as: general relaxation and calmness, guided imagery, teaching self-hypnosis, ego-strengthening, direct and indirect suggestions for healing… CONTINUE READING

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