All Boards >> Irritable Bowel Syndrome Research Library

View all threads Posts     Flat     Threaded

Gut-directed hypnotherapy improves remission for Ulcerative Colitis
      09/11/13 11:24 AM
HeatherAdministrator

Reged: 12/09/02
Posts: 7790
Loc: Seattle, WA

Gut-directed hypnotherapy improved remission maintenance for UC

Keefer L. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013;38:761-771.

September 5, 2013

Patients with ulcerative colitis in remission were more likely to maintain remission if they underwent gut-directed hypnotherapy in a recent study.

Researchers randomly assigned 54 adult patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) in remission at enrollment to seven weekly, 40-minute sessions of gut-directed hypnotherapy (HYP; n=26) or attention control (n=28). All participants self-reported more than one flare per year, had documented flares within the previous 1.5 years and were receiving a stable dose of maintenance therapy for more than 1 month before the study.

Disease status and quality of life were measured at baseline and at 2, 20, 36 and 52 weeks after completing therapy. Patients provided sociodemographic and medical information, completed daily symptom diaries at baseline and during treatment, and responded to questionnaires assessing disease activity, physical and mental health and perceived stress levels.

Laurie Keefer, PhD

Laurie Keefer

"As a health psychologist, I would see patients who would loosen up on their self-care when they were in remission, and it seemed like having a pleasant, simple tool like hypnotherapy could help keep them in touch with their disease self-management," researcher Laurie Keefer, PhD, associate professor and director of the Center for Psychological Research in GI at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, told Healio.com.

Flares occurred in eight patients in the HYP group and 15 among controls. HYP patients had a greater number of days to clinical relapse than controls on one-way Anova analysis (F=4.8, P=.03). More treated patients maintained remission for 1 year (68% vs. 40% of controls; P=.04) in chi-square analysis. Investigators calculated via Cox proportional hazards model that controls were at 2.11 times the risk for flares compared with HYP recipients (P=.09).

Quality of life and assessments of psychological factors, stress levels and medication adherence did not differ significantly between groups.

"Hypnotherapy works as an adjunct treatment in inflammatory bowel disease," Keefer said. "It may help keep patients in remission a little longer, especially those patients who have frequent flares or who have functional symptoms on top of their IBD."

Listen to a Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy Program Here


http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/inflammatory-bowel-disease/news/online/%7B69f548bb-c2e2-42d5-80ab-52d6a05aadf4%7D/gut-directed-hypnotherapy-improved-remission-maintenance-for-uc

--------------------
Heather is the Administrator of the IBS Message Boards. She is the author of Eating for IBS and The First Year: IBS, and the CEO of Heather's Tummy Care. Join her IBS Newsletter. Meet Heather on Facebook!

Print     Remind Me     Notify Moderator    

Entire thread
* Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy/Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
HeatherAdministrator
07/14/03 01:52 PM
* At-Home Cognitive Therapy Relieves IBS Symptoms
HeatherAdministrator
01/19/18 01:56 PM
* Relaxation intervention improves symptoms, may help treat IBS, IBD
HeatherAdministrator
07/16/15 04:41 PM
* Is tummy trouble keeping your child out of school? It could be Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
HeatherAdministrator
09/25/13 12:56 PM
* Gut-directed hypnotherapy improves remission for Ulcerative Colitis
HeatherAdministrator
09/11/13 11:24 AM
* MP's support for pioneering IBS work by Michael Mahoney
HeatherAdministrator
04/18/13 05:42 PM
* Gut-directed group hypnotherapy improved quality of life in patients with IBS
HeatherAdministrator
03/18/13 01:22 PM
* Hypnosis effective in treating irritable bowels
HeatherAdministrator
04/06/12 11:14 AM
* Effects of Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy on IBS
HeatherAdministrator
10/21/11 12:53 PM
* Hypnosis as IBS health care quietly gains ground
HeatherAdministrator
08/22/11 12:59 PM
* Brain Imaging Illustrates How Meditation Reduces Pain
HeatherAdministrator
04/20/11 03:16 PM
* IBS Patient's Response To Hypnotherapy Can Be Predicted By Color Test
HeatherAdministrator
12/09/10 11:10 AM
* Even The Most Severe Symptoms Rapidly Relieved By Self-Directed Behavioral IBS Treatment
HeatherAdministrator
05/13/10 10:47 AM
* Rapid Response to Cognitive Behavior Therapy Predicts Treatment Outcome in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
03/11/10 01:55 PM
* Hypnotherapy for IBS - systematic review of patients shows long-lasting symptom relief
HeatherAdministrator
11/24/09 01:09 PM
* Hypnotherapy relieves more than just IBS symptoms
HeatherAdministrator
05/28/09 01:31 PM
* Using art to help understand the imagery of irritable bowel syndrome and its response to hypnotherapy
HeatherAdministrator
03/05/09 02:52 PM
* Hypnotherapy for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
09/26/08 03:06 PM
* Gastroenterologists are calling for hypnotherapy to be used more widely in treating IBS
HeatherAdministrator
07/16/08 01:36 PM
* Irritable Bowel Syndrome Audio Program Celebrates 10 Years of Success
HeatherAdministrator
05/08/08 11:05 AM
* Mind/Body psychological treatments for irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
03/14/08 10:31 AM
* Hypnosis and behavioral therapy ease irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
02/14/08 02:15 PM
* Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy Effective for Persistent IBS in Children
HeatherAdministrator
12/06/07 03:09 PM
* Short- and long-term benefit of relaxation training for irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
10/10/07 12:46 PM
* Hypnotherapy significantly helps IBS in both men and women - but differently
HeatherAdministrator
09/24/07 11:41 AM
* Cognitive Behavior Therapy Improves Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
09/13/07 12:32 PM
* How Does Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Work?
HeatherAdministrator
08/08/07 01:12 PM
* Hypnotherapy for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
07/17/07 12:23 PM
* Barriers to Mind-Body Medicine for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
06/11/07 04:21 PM
* Hypnotherapy Called a Cure for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
05/23/07 02:56 PM
* A Comparative Analysis of Clinical Outcomes in the Refractive IBS Patient vs. the Newly Diagnosed
HeatherAdministrator
01/21/07 03:35 PM
* Hypnosis eases irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
10/26/06 11:08 AM
* Biofeedback for Functional Constipation
HeatherAdministrator
07/05/06 05:46 PM
* Mind-Body Treatments Ease Irritable Bowel
HeatherAdministrator
05/29/06 01:43 PM
* Gut-directed hypnotherapy upon health-related quality of life in patients with IBS
HeatherAdministrator
05/13/06 12:34 PM
* Dutch Study on IBS Hypnotherapy for Children
HeatherAdministrator
04/02/06 03:46 PM
* Hypnotherapy an effective treatment for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
10/11/05 01:24 PM
* Biofeedback Helpful in Outlet Dysfunction Constipation
HeatherAdministrator
09/01/05 11:26 AM
* Hypnotherapy could be a useful treatment for irritable bowel syndrome in primary care
HeatherAdministrator
11/08/04 04:26 PM
* Cognitive-behavioral therapy, hypnosis can help soothe irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
08/08/04 02:41 PM
* Hypnosis May Help Non-Responsive Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients
HeatherAdministrator
04/27/04 08:32 PM
* Hypnosis treatment for severe irritable bowel syndrome
HeatherAdministrator
04/27/04 04:59 PM
* The growing case for hypnosis as adjunctive therapy for functional gastrointestinal disorders
HeatherAdministrator
03/09/04 11:42 AM
* Neuroscience looks at tthe remarkable effects of meditation on the brain
HeatherAdministrator
12/16/03 11:48 AM
* Long term benefits of hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome.
HeatherAdministrator
11/04/03 02:57 PM
* Hypnosis for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
10/20/03 03:27 PM
* Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Vs. Education and Desipramine Vs. Placebo
HeatherAdministrator
09/16/03 03:52 PM
* Long-term improvement in functional dyspepsia using hypnotherapy.
HeatherAdministrator
07/18/03 12:46 PM
* Hypnotherapy in irritable bowel syndrome: a large-scale audit
HeatherAdministrator
07/15/03 06:27 PM
* Overview of Published Research To Date on Hypnosis for IBS
HeatherAdministrator
07/14/03 03:32 PM

Extra information
0 registered and 32 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Heather 



Permissions
      You cannot post until you login
      You cannot reply until you login
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 629908

Jump to

| Privacy statement Help for IBS Home

*
UBB.threads™ 6.2


McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

HelpForIBS.com BBB Business Review