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MJ Ford, A Dobbin
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Volume 36: Issue 4: 2006




This review summarises the rationale, methodology and clinical evidence supporting  the  efficacy  of  hypnotherapy  in  patients  with  refractory  IBS.  Data sources used included English language articles published between 1966 and 2006, retrieved  by  a  keyword  search  of  biomedical  electronic  databases  limited  to Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Library.  Only randomised controlled trials of the use of hypnotherapy in patients with refractory IBS were included in the review.