Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Hypnotherapy the research

IBSSlogoThe following studies have taken place and are listed here for an on behalf of an evidenced based treatment of IBS.

‘Hypnotherapy and refractory irritable bowel syndrome: a single case study’. Tara E. Galovski, Edward B. Blanchard.  American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis (July 2002), Vol.45, No.1, p.p.31-38.

‘Treatment with hypnotherapy reduces the sensory and motor component of the gastro colonic response in irritable bowel syndrome’. Magnus Simrén.  Psychosomatic Medicine (Mar-Apr 2004), Vol. 66(2), p.p.233-238.

‘The nature of IBS and the need for a psychological approach’. Olafur S. Palsson.  Editor’s Preamble, The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.1-6.

‘Hypnosis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  the empirical evidence of therapeutic effects’. William E. Whitehead.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.7-20.

‘Effective management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome – the Manchester Model’. Peter J. Whorwell. The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.21-26.

‘Gut-directed hypnotherapy:  the Manchester approach for treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome’. Wendy M. Gonsalkorale.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.27-50.

‘Standardized hypnosis treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  the North Carolina protocol’. Olafur S. Palsson.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54 (1), p.p.51-64.

‘Hypnosis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: the quest for the mechanism of action’. Magnus Simrén.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.65-84.

‘Hypnosis home treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a pilot study’. Olafur S. Palsson, Marsha J. Turner, and William E. Whitehead.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.85-99.

‘Effects of tailored and manualized hypnotic inductions for Complicated Irritable Bowel Syndrome’. Arreed Barabasz and Marianne Barabasz.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (January 2006), Vol.54(1), p.p.100-112.

‘Hypnotic imagery as an adjunct to therapy for irritable bowel syndrome:  an experimental case report’. Valerie J Walters and David A Oakley.  Contemporary Hypnosis (2006), Vol.23(3), p.p.141-149.  www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ch

Cognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy in the treatment of irritable-bowel-syndrome-induced agoraphobia’. William L Golden.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (April 2007), Vol.55, No.2, p.p.131-146.

‘Feasibility and acceptability of gut-directed hypnosis on inflammatory bowel disease: a brief communication’. Laurie Keefer and Ali Keshavarzian.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (2007) Vol.55, No.4, p.p.457-466.

‘Irritable bowel syndrome: symptomatic treatment versus integrative psychotherapy’. Tom Kraft and David Kraft.  Contemporary Hypnosis (2007), Vol. 24 No. 4, p.p. 161-177.  www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ch