Cognitive behavioural model of irritable bowel syndrome

Creed, Francis
August 2007
Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1039
Academic Journal
The article examines the study which aims to confirm the effectiveness of a theoretical model called the all or noting response, designed to explain persistent symptoms that are associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with distress and negative beliefs. It is accounted that the study raises issues of specificity, wherein post-infectious IBS was found in Shigella, Campylobacter and Salmonella.


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