TREATMENT TARGET: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome NEW CONTENT
2015 EST Status: Treatment pending re-evaluation research support
1998 EST Status: Strong research support
Note: Note: Other psychological treatments may also be effective in treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but they have not been evaluated with the same scientific rigor as the treatments above. Many medications may also be helpful for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but we do not cover medications in this website. Of course, we recommend a consultation with a mental health professional for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of various treatment options. When you meet with a professional, be sure to work together to establish clear treatment goals and to monitor progress toward those goals. Feel free to print this information and take it with you to discuss your treatment plan with your therapist.