Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Brain-Gut Connection

Brenda B. Toner, Zindel Segal, Shelagh D. Emmott, and David Myran

November 12, 1999
ISBN 9781572301351
Price: $49.00
188 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"


I. Theoretical and Research Perspectives

1. Overview of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for IBS

3. Considerations of Stigma and Gender Role in Treating IBS

II. Clinical Application

4. Assessment

5. Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for IBS: Overview and Initial Session

6. Key Themes and Skills in the Treatment of IBS

7. Additional Session Themes Related to Coping with IBS

8. Final Session


Appendix 1: Functional Bowel Disorders Diary Form

Appendix 2: Thought Record