Self-help interventions in irritable bowel syndrome

Hungin, A. P. S.
May 2006
Gut;May2006, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p603
Academic Journal
The article discusses the low-cost management for irritable bowel syndrome that was an initial clinical diagnosis without going through the strictures of research. A guidebook prepared by a keen clinician with a qualitative research for IBS patients, but it only turned to be lacking of adjunctive effect from the group therapy.


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