Hypnotizability, eating behaviors, attitudes, and concerns : A literature survey

Hutchinson-Phillips, Susan, Gow, Kathryn M., & Jamieson, Graham A. (2007) Hypnotizability, eating behaviors, attitudes, and concerns : A literature survey. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 55(1), pp. 84-113.

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The literature suggests that aspects of hypnotizability may be involved in the etiology and maintenance of self-defeating eating. However, interpretation of the published research findings has been complicated by the use of instruments that appear to have measured different or, at best, only related facets of the underlying constructs. This article reports relationships between weight, shape, dietary concerns, hypnotizability, dissociative capacity, and fantasy proneness. Implications for a key role for hypnosis in the treatment of eating behaviors, attitudes, and concerns are discussed.

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ID Code: 20984
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Hypnosis, Eating Disorders, Fantasy Proneness, Eating Behaviour, Dissociation
DOI: 10.1080/00207140601009157
ISSN: 00207144
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Health Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Routledge
Deposited On: 05 Jun 2009 01:27
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 14:55

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