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The Possibilities of Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Obesity.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8203352

Results: This paper notes that the results of using of hypnosis to lose weight can vary. In order to maximize the effectiveness certain therapeutic techniques should be used. Among them are: "teaching relaxation, increasing self-control, encouraging physical exercise, altering self-esteem and body image, strengthening motivation, and exploring ambivalence for change." It then reports various cases where these techniques were successfully used to help clients lose weight.

Am J Clin Hypn. 1994 Apr;36(4):248-57
By: J. Vanderlinden, W. Vandereycken, University Center St. Jozef, Kortenberg, Belgium

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