Psychological interventions for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

  title={Psychological interventions for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Antje Timmer and Jan Prei\ss and Edith Motschall and Gerta R{\"u}cker and G{\"u}nther Jantschek and Gabriele Moser},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND The effect of psychological interventions in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is controversial. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of psychological interventions (psychotherapy, patient education, relaxation techniques) on health related quality of life, coping, emotional state and disease activity in IBD. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the specialized register of the IBD/FBD Group, CENTRAL (Issue 5, 2010) and from inception to April 2010: Medline, Embase, LILACS, Psyndex, CINAHL… CONTINUE READING