Group therapy for the irritable bowel syndrome: Themes and process

T. N. Wise, J. N. Cooper, S. Ahmed

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The process and methodology of a six session group therapy format for irritable bowel patients is described. The group experience imparted both educational and emotional support. Concurrent administration of behavioral techniques allowed mastery of identified psychological stressors. Evaluation utilizing the SCL-90 revealed resolution of symptomatic distress levels at completion of therapy and six month follow up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-515
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Psychiatric Treatment and Evaluation
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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