Industrial Psychiatry Journal

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 91--93

Irritable bowel syndrome and its psychological management


Ravikesh Tripathi1, Seema Mehrotra2 
1 Department of Clinical Psychology, MS Medical Centre, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Ravikesh Tripathi
Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka
India

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic and disabling gastrointestinal problem that affects psychosocial functioning as well as the quality of life. This case study reports the utility of cognitive behavior therapy as a psychological intervention procedure in a chronic case of IBS. The use of psychological intervention was found to result in a reduction of anxiety; amelioration of the symptoms associated with IBS and improved functioning.


How to cite this article:
Tripathi R, Mehrotra S. Irritable bowel syndrome and its psychological management.Ind Psychiatry J 2015;24:91-93


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Tripathi R, Mehrotra S. Irritable bowel syndrome and its psychological management. Ind Psychiatry J [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Mar 8 ];24:91-93
Available from: https://www.industrialpsychiatry.org/article.asp?issn=0972-6748;year=2015;volume=24;issue=1;spage=91;epage=93;aulast=Tripathi;type=0