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Food Cravings and Weight Loss

Online Delivery of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Food Cravings and Weight Management: A Randomised Controlled Trial

December 17, 2019

Citation: Stapleton P, Roos T, Mackintosh G, Sparenburg E, Sabot D, Carter B. Online Delivery of Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Food Cravings and Weight Management: A Randomised Controlled Trial. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine 2019;4(4):31; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1904065. Open Access Journal Full Paper: https://www.lidsen.com/journals/icm/icm-04-04-065 Abstract: Background: The combination of dietary restraint and physical exercise as a recommended… Read More »

Online Delivery of Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings and Weight Management: 2-Year Follow-Up

December 2, 2019

Citation: Online Delivery of Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings and Weight Management: 2-Year Follow-Up Stapleton, P., Lilley-Hale, E., Mackintosh, G., and Sparenburg, E., J Altern Complement Med. 2019 Nov 25. doi: 10.1089/acm.2019.0309 Full PDF of paper available with free 30 day access at http://bit.ly/37G22gT Abstract Background: Growing obesity rates are a problem worldwide. Several… Read More »

Borrowing Benefits: Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) as an Immediate Stress Reduction Skill in the Workplace

December 1, 2019

CITATION: Church, D. and David, I. (2019) Borrowing Benefits: Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) as an Immediate Stress Reduction Skill in the Workplace. Psychology, 10, 941-952. doi: 10.4236/psych.2019.107061. Full Paper pdf available at https://m.scirp.org/papers/92996 ABSTRACT Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is an evidence-based practice that has demonstrated efficacy for anxiety, depression, and PTSD. While a literature search identifies… Read More »

An Initial Investigation of Neural Changes in Overweight Adults with Food Cravings after Emotional Freedom Techniques

February 27, 2019

Citation: Stapleton P, Buchan C, Mitchell I, McGrath Y, Gorton P, Carter B. An Initial Investigation of Neural Changes in Overweight Adults with Food Cravings after Emotional Freedom Techniques. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine 2019;4(1):14; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1901010. The full paper can be found at: https://bit.ly/2UaSX8H © 2019 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed… Read More »

Secondary psychological outcomes in a controlled trial of Emotional Freedom Techniques and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in the treatment of food cravings

September 20, 2018

Citation:  Stapleton, P., Bannatyne, A., Chatwin, H., Urzi, K., Porter B., Sheldon, T, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 28, 2017 (136-145) Link to Full Paper:  https://pure.bond.edu.au/ws/portalfiles/portal/27701598/Secondary_psychological_outcomes_in_a_controlled_trial_of_Emotion.pdf   Abstract Objective: Examining the effectiveness of psychological interventions in treating secondary psychological outcomes of obesity has become prioritized in recent times. The objective of the present study was… Read More »

Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings in Overweight Adults: A Comparison of Treatment Length

September 20, 2018

Citation:  Stapleton P, Chatwin H., Emotional Freedom Techniques for Food Cravings in Overweight Adults: A Comparison of Treatment Length. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine  2018  ;3(3):014; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803014. Abstract and Full Paper: http://www.lidsen.com/journals/icm/icm-03-03-014 Abstract Background: Because patients vary in their response to treatment, including adherence, the effect of treatment length in the use of EFT on food… Read More »

Emotional Freedom Techniques in the Treatment of Unhealthy Eating Behaviors and Related Psychological Constructs In Adolescents: a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial

September 17, 2018

Citation: Stapleton, P, Chatwin, H, William, M, Hutton, A, Pain, A., Porter, B, Sheldon, T. EXPLORE, March/April 2016, Vol. 12, No. 2. Full paper. Abstract Context: In Australia and throughout much of the world, rates of obesity continue to climb,  as do the prevalence of eating disorders, particularly in adolescents. Psychological consequences of childhood obesity… Read More »

Food for Thought: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Emotional Freedom Techniques and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Food Cravings

August 28, 2016

This is a very exciting newly published paper in a prestigious peer reviewed journal, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. This study was led by a team of researchers at Bond University by clinician Peta Stapleton, PhD, who is producing a growing body of academic research in the arena of food cravings, weight loss and obesity. The study addressed a critically important issue of the prevention and treatment of obesity. As the paper details, obesity has reached epidemic proportions, more than doubling worldwide since 1980. With obesity being a causative factor in heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders and even early mortality, this is an issue for which more effective methods need to be developed.

Evidence and Potential Mechanisms for Mindfulness Practices and Energy Psychology for Obesity and Binge-Eating Disorder

March 3, 2015

Paper Investigates the Use of Energy Psychology Tapping and Mindfulness as Potentially Effective Approaches of Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity Citation: Sojcher, R., Fogerite, S.M., Perlman, A. (2012) Evidence and Potential Mechanisms for Mindfulness Practices and Energy Psychology for Obesity and Binge-Eating Disorder Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 8(5), 271-276. Click here to view… Read More »