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What are some of the psychological treatments available for ibs?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Controversial

The effectiveness of psychological treatments are still being debated.
Hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation therapy, stress reduction counseling, psychosocial counseling, meditation and guided-imagery techniques have all had some success. It is not yet possible to predict which patients will respond to this type of treatment. A close doctor-patient relationship is also helpful.

In brief: Controversial

The effectiveness of psychological treatments are still being debated.
Hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation therapy, stress reduction counseling, psychosocial counseling, meditation and guided-imagery techniques have all had some success. It is not yet possible to predict which patients will respond to this type of treatment. A close doctor-patient relationship is also helpful.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Treating anxiety

By cognitive behavioral therapy, can reduce stress , anxiety and ibs symptoms.

In brief: Treating anxiety

By cognitive behavioral therapy, can reduce stress , anxiety and ibs symptoms.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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