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Hypnosis for Weight Loss Meta-Reanalysis

On weight management,

… The mean weight loss reported in the five studies indicate that hypnosis can more than double the effects of a cognitive-behavioral treatment. … The data also indicate that the impact of hypnosis increases over time, suggesting that it is especially useful for long-term maintenance of weight loss.

Kirsch, I. (1996). Hypnotic Enhancement of Cognitive-Behavioral Weight Loss Treatments – Another Meta-Reanalysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1996, Vol. 64, No. 3, 517-519