The therapeutic effect of adding emotional awareness training to standard medical treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Farnam2014TheTE,
  title={The therapeutic effect of adding emotional awareness training to standard medical treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Alireza Farnam and Mohammad hossein Somi and Sara Farhang and Nafiseh Mahdavi and Mohammad Ali Besharat},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={3-11}
}
OBJECTIVE This randomized trial evaluated the therapeutic effect of emotional awareness training on the severity and frequency of pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Patients' level of alexithymia was also measured. METHOD The study involved 100 patients diagnosed with IBS according to the Rome-III criteria. Patients' mean age was 34.98… CONTINUE READING