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Table 1 Randomized controlled HAES studies reported in peer-reviewed journals

From: Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift

Investigation Group typea(n) Population Number of treatment sessions Follow-up (number of weeks post treatment) Attrition Improvements Decre-ments
       Physio-logic Health behaviors Psycho-social  
Provencher, et al., 2009[17]and 2007[20] HAES (n = 48); social support (n = 48); control (n = 48) Overweight and obese women 15 26 8%;
19%;
21%
Not evaluated Eating behaviors Not evaluated None
Bacon et al, 2005 [11]and 2002[19] HAES (n = 39); diet (n = 39) Obese women, chronic dieters 30 52 8%;
42%
LDL, systolic blood pressure Activity, binge eating Self esteem, depression, body dissatisfact-ion, body image, interoceptive awareness None
Rapaport et al., 2000[16] Modified cognitive-behavioral treatment (n= 37); cognitive behavioral treatment (n= 38) Overweight and obese women 10 52 16%;
16%
Total cholesterolb, LDL cholesterolb, systolic blood pressureb, diastolic blood pressureb Activityb, dietary qualityb Emotional well-beingb, distressb None
Ciliska, 1998[12] Psycho-educational (n = 29); education only (n = 26), waitlist control (n = 23) Obese women 12 52 14%;
23%;
41%
Diastolic blood pressure Binge eating Self-esteem, body dissatisfact-ion, depression None
Goodrick et al., 1998[13] Nondiet (n = 62); diet (n = 65); wait-list control (n = 58) Overweight and obese women, binge-eaters 50 78 Not reported Not evaluated Binge-eating, exerciseb Not evaluated None
Tanco, et al., 1998[14] Cognitive group treatment (n = 20); weight loss (n = 21); waitlist control (n = 19) Obese women 8 26 10%;
10%;
32%
Not evaluated Not evaluated Depression, anxiety, eating-related psycho-pathology, perception of self-control None
  1. a HAES group listed first and in bold. (The names reflect those used in the publication.)
  2. bImprovement in HAES group, but not statistically different from the control.