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Pilot investigation of a virtual gastric band hypnotherapy intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Greetham, S., Goodwin, S., Wells, L., Whitham, C., Jones, H., Rigby, A., …Atkin, S. (2016). Pilot investigation of a virtual gastric band hypnotherapy intervention. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 64(4), 419-433. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207144.2016.1209037

This was a pilot investigation of 30 men and women with a BMI > 27kg/m² over a 24 week period. It aimed to determine whether virtual gastric band (VGB) hypnotherapy has an effect on weight loss in overweight adults, compared to relaxation hypnotherap... Read More about Pilot investigation of a virtual gastric band hypnotherapy intervention.

Weight maintenance over 12 months after weight loss resulting from participation in a 12-week randomised controlled trial comparing all meal provision to self-directed diet in overweight adults (2013)
Journal Article
Whitham, C., Mellor, D. D., Goodwin, S., Reid, M., & Atkin, S. L. (2014). Weight maintenance over 12 months after weight loss resulting from participation in a 12-week randomised controlled trial comparing all meal provision to self-directed diet in overweight adults. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27(4), 384-390. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12178

Background: The results of weight maintenance after initial weight loss are reported infrequently, although, when they have been reported, the outcomes are generally poor and weight regain is common. Methods: After an initial 12-week randomised inter... Read More about Weight maintenance over 12 months after weight loss resulting from participation in a 12-week randomised controlled trial comparing all meal provision to self-directed diet in overweight adults.

Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: A randomised controlled trial (2013)
Journal Article
Mellor, D. D., Whitham, C., Goodwin, S., Morris, M., Reid, M., & Atkin, S. L. (2014). Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27(4), 377-383. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12171

Background: Effective approaches are needed to address the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity. The present study investigated whether all meal provision was a more effective and acceptable method for weight loss than a self-directed diet... Read More about Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: A randomised controlled trial.