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World J Gastroenterol. May 7, 2007; 13(17): 2397-2403
Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2397
Table 1 Controlled trials of CBT in adults with irritable bowel syndrome
AuthorsDesignSample sizeOutcome
Corney et al[62] (1991)CBT vs SMT. FU at 4 & 9 mo42CBT = SMT
Greene et al[64] (1994)CBT vs SMT. FU at 3 mo20CBT > SMT
Payne et al[65] (1995)CBT vs Self-help support group vs SMT. FU at 3 mo34CBT > Self-help > SMT
Drossman et al[68] (2003)CBT vs education, and desipramine vs placebo (parallel studies). No FU431CBT > education; desipramine: placebo
Boyce et al[61] (2003)CBT vs relaxation training vs SMT. FU at 12 mo105CBT = Relaxation training = SMT
Blanchard et al[66] (2007)Group CBT vs Self-help support group vs SMT. FU at 3 mo210CBT = Support group > SMT
Kennedy et al[63] (2006)Multicenter primary care intervention by nurses. Open label. CBT + mebeverine vs mebeverine alone.149CBT + mebeverine > Mebeverine alone at 3 & 6 mo FU