Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Impact: Health impacts

Narrative

Author of the first controlled trial of hypnotherapy in IBS. This was also one of first controlled trials in the whole field of hypnotherapy. Continuing research in the department has confirmed the effectiveness of this form of treatment in IBS and other functional gastrointestinal disorders. Hypnotherapy for IBS has now been endorsed by NICE.

Category of impact

  • Health impacts