Evidence for the Use of Yoga as a Complementary Therapy in Treatment of Eating Disorders

Literature Search – Benefits of Yoga in Treatment of Eating Disorders

Beck, M. (2008) ‘Manual-Based Group Intervention for Disordered Eating: The Innovative Practice of Integrating DBT, Positive Psychology, and Yoga’. Dissertation Abstracts International. (UMI No. 3307613) Retrieved March 25, 2011, from Dissertations and Theses database.

Boudette, R. (2006) ‘Yoga in the Treatment of Disordered Eating and Body Image Disturbance’, Eating Disorders, 14:1-4.

Boudette, R. (2006) ‘Question & Answer: Yoga in the Treatment of Disordered Eating and Body Image Disturbance – How can the Practice of Yoga be Helpful in Recovery from an Eating Disorder’, Eating Disorders, 14:167-170.

Carei, T.R., Fyfe-Johnson, A.L., Breuner, C.C., and Brown, M.A. (2009) ‘Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Yoga in the Treatment of Eating Disorders’, Journal of Adolescent Health, 1-6.

Daubenmier, J.J. (2005) ‘The Relationship of Yoga, Body Awareness, and Body Responsiveness to Self-Objectification and Disordered Eating’, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29:207-219.

Dittmann, K.A. and Freedman, M.R. (2009) ‘Body Awareness, Eating Attitudes, and Spiritual Beliefs of Women Practicing Yoga’, Eating Disorders, 17-4,273-292.

Douglass, L. (2011) ‘Thinking Through the Body: The Conceptualization of Yoga as Therapy for Individuals With Eating Disorders’ Eating Disorders, 19:1,83-96.

Douglass, L. (2009) ‘Yoga as an Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Does it Help?’ Eating Disorders, 17:126-139.

Fiebig, L. (2009) ‘A Change in Perception: A Hermeneutical Inquiry into the Experiences of Women who Practice Yoga and Their Perceived Body Image’, Proquest Dissertations & Theses (Publication No. MR49752).

Kaley-Isley, L.C., Peterson, J., Fischer, C., and Peterson, E. (2010) ‘Yoga as a Complementary Therapy for Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Clinicians’ Psychiatry 2010, 7:8, 20-32.

McIver, S., O’Halloran, P., and McGartland, M. (2009) ‘Yoga as a Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder: A Preliminary Study’, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 17, 196-202.

Mitchell, K., Mazzeo, S.E., Rausch, S.M., and Cooke, K.L. (2007) ‘Innovative Interventions for Disordered Eating: Evaluating Dissonance-Based and Yoga Interventions’, Eating Disorders, 40:2, 120-128.

Scime, M. and Cook-Cottone, C. (2008) ‘Primary Prevention of Eating Disorders: a Constructivist Integration of Mind and Body Strategies’, Eating Disorders, 41:2, 134-142.

Sell, C. (2003) Yoga from the Inside Out: Making Peace with Your Body through Yoga, Hohm Press, Prescott, AZ.

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I am a mental health therapist and a yoga instructor. My passion is working with people to help them live their most authentic and joyful lives! Namaste. View all posts by whitelotus512

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