In a study made in 1996 in which hypnosis was combined with a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) it was found that people who used both treatments lost more weight than people that only used CBT.[1 Several other researches have shown similar positive impacts of hypnosis.[2,3,4]
- Kirsch, I. (June 1996). "Hypnotic enhancement of cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments–another meta-reanalysis". Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 64 (3): 517–9.
- Barabasz, Marianne; Spiegel, David (May 1989). "Hypnotizability and weight loss in obese subjects". International Journal of Eating Disorders 8 (3): 335–341.
- Andersen, M. S. (1985). "Hypnotizability as a factor in the hypnotic treatment of obesity". International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 33: 150–159.
- Allison, David B.; Faith, Myles S. (June 1996). "Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: A meta-analytic reappraisal". Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 64 (3): 513–516.