Self Administered Treatment for irritable bowel syndrome

The goals of this study are to assess the short- and long-term efficacy of brief self administered treatment with reference to a clinic based, therapist administered behavioral treatment program and a education program. Secondary aims seek to specify the conditions under which CBT may (or may not) achieve its effects, why and how these effects are achieved and at what economic cost


Adult males or females with irritable bowel syndrome


One-year study. Individuals attend 4-10 treatments sessions over a 3month period. Outcome evaluations are conducted after 3, 6, 9, and 12 month period


up to $200


Jeffrey Lackner, Psy.D.

Contact Information

Name: Rebecca Firth
Phone: (716) 898-6254