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Contributors to IBSClinic.org.au

Funding organisation and in kind support

  • MindOverGut - www.mindovergut.com
  • Professor Susan Moore, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.

Chief investigator

  • Dr Simon Knowles - Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.

Co-investigators

  • Professor Finlay Macrae - Consultant Gastroenterologist and Head of Colorectal Medicine and Genetics, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Professor Michael Kamm - Consultant Gastroenterologist and Professor of Gastroenterology, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Professor David Castle - Consultant Psychiatrist and Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Associate Professor Geoff Hebbard - Consultant Gastroenterologist and Director of Gastroenterology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Associate Professor David Austin - Senior Clinical Psychologist, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dr Chris Leung - Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital & Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dr Suresh Sivanesan -Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dr Jason Tye-din - Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital & Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dr Jarrad Wilson - Consultant Gastroenterologist, North West Regional Hospital, Tasmania, Australia.

Student Researchers

  • Ms Sarina Cook - Psychology Student, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Mrs Felicity Wood - Psychology Student, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.

A thank you to other contributors

  • Ms Caitlin Hislop - Psychology Student, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Mr Eric (Seung-Chul) O - Multimedia Developer, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Mr David Shields - Business Improvement Manager, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • All the actors and individuals with IBS who helped review and develop text and video material.

 

A special thank you to the several individuals and organisations that have kindly provided material for this website

  • Professor Christine Norton, St Marks Hospital and Imperial College, London, United Kingdom.
  • Ray Addison, Wendy Ness and Norgine Ltd.
  • Professor Philip Boyce, Dr Jemma Gilchrist, and Dr Donna Rose, Department of Psychological Medicine, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • Professor Nicholas J. Talley, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  • Swinburne University of Technology, National eTherapy Centre for the permission to use and/or modify several images (e.g., relaxation, sleep patterns, thought patterns) and text (e.g., sleep management) developed for anxietyonline.org.au

This website and its contents have been based upon the work of many experts and sources, including:

  • Aisbett, B. Living with IT – A survivor’s guide to panic attacks. HarperCollins.
  • Andrews, G., Creamer, M., Crino, R., Hunt, C., Lampe, L. & Page, A. (2003). The treatment of anxiety disorders: Clinician guides and patient manuals (2nd Ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • BeyondBlue.org.au: Facts sheets relating to anxiety, depression, stress, and sleep management.
  • Bourne, E. (2011). The anxiety and phobia workbook. New Harbinger Publications.
  • Boyce, P., Gilchrist, J., Talley N.J., & Rose, D. (2000). Cognitive-behaviour therapy as a treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A pilot study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 34, 300-9.
  • Boyce, P., & the North Area Health Service Division of Mental Health, Sydney, Australia (1997). The original IBS treatment manual.
  • Brett, A., & Carson, A. (2007). Gut instincts: A practical guide to a healthy digestive system. Australia: Allen & Unwin.
  • Buckman, R., & Howard, N. (2000). What you really need to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome. London: Marshall Publishing.
  • Catalano, E. M., & Tupper, S. P. (1996). The chronic pain control workbook: A step-by-step guide for coping with and overcoming pain. New Harbinger.
  • Chandrasoma, P., & Taylor, C. R. (1995). Concise pathology. Appleton and Lange Publications.
  • Davis, M., Eshelman, E., & McKay, M (2008). The relaxation and stress reduction workbook. New Harbinger Publications.
  • Delvaux, M. (2002). Role of visceral sensitivity in the pathophysiology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gut, 51, 67-71.
  • Fried, R. L. (1999). Breathe well, be well: A program to relieve stress, anxiety, asthma, hypertension, migraine, and other disorders for better health. Wiley Publishers.
  • Guilera, M., Balboa, A., & Mearin, F. (2005). Bowel habit subtypes and temporal patterns in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Systematic review. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 100, 1-11.
  • Harris, R. (2007). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Introductory workbook handout.
  • Hawton et al. (1989). The cognitive behaviour therapy for psychiatric problems: A practical guide. Oxford Medical Publications.
  • Hazlett-Stevens, H. et al., (2003). Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome among university students: The role of worry, neuroticism, anxiety sensitivity and visceral anxiety. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 55, 501-05.
  • Johnson, S. L. (1997). Therapist's guide to clinical intervention. Academic Press.
  • Lackner, J.M. (2005). No brain, no gain: The role of cognitive processes in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19, 125-36.
  • Lasalandra, M. (2001). A Harvard Medical School book: The sensitive gut. New York: Fireside.
  • Lewandowski , M. J. (2006). The chronic pain care workbook: A self-treatment approach to pain relief using the Behavioral Assessment of Pain Questionnaire. New Harbinger.
  • Kyrios,M. & Hordern,C. (2006). Stop therapist manual, Swinburne University of Technology.
  • McKay, M., Davis, M, Fanning., P. (2011). Thoughts and feelings: Taking control of your moods and your life. New Harbinger.
  • Parker, T., & Lewis, S. (2007). IBS food, facts and recipes. London: Hamlyn.
  • Quigley, E.M. (2007). Bacterial flora in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Role in pathophysiology, implications for management. Journal of Digestive Diseases, 8, 2-7.
  • Salt, W. B. (1997). Irritable Bowel Syndrome & the mind-body brain-gut connection. USA: Parkview Publishing.
  • Setting SMART goals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMART_criteria
  • Spiller, R. et al., (2007). Guideline on the Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Mechanisms and practical management. Gut, 56, 1770-98.



MORE LINKS

If you are interested in other gastrointestinal-focused information and intervention websites developed and hosted at
Swinburne University of Technology,
please go to:

IBDclinic.org.au for individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gastroparesisclinic.org for individuals with Gastroparesis

DISCLAIMER

This website and its content is not intended or recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek advice of your own physician or other qualified health care professional regarding any medical questions or conditions.

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