Several psychological therapies found to be efficacious for IBS

According to a systematic review and network analysis published in Gut, several psychological therapies were efficacious for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome; however, none were better compared with another.“[Cognitive behavioral therapy] CBT-based interventions and gut-directed hypnotherapy had the largest evidence base and were the most efficacious long term,” Christopher J. Black, MD, from the Leeds Gastroenterology Institute at St. James’s University Hospital, and colleagues wrote. “Future [randomized controlled trials] RCTs should carefully select controlRead More

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