A recent article published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health provided support for cognitive behavioral interventions for addressing emotional eating. The article’s conclusion states:
‘This comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis found that psychological interventions to address emotional eating showed some promise in reducing emotional eating and promoting a small amount of weight loss in adults living with overweight or obesity. CBT showed the most promise for reducing weight and improving emotional eating in the sub analyses.’
To read the entire article, check out:
Emotional Eating Interventions for Adults Living with Overweight or Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Smith J, Qi Ang X, Giles E, Traviss-Turner, G Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Feb; 20(3): 2722.