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New Psychological Intervention Program Shows Promise in Helping those with Bowel Diseases
June, 2010

Teenagers with IBD, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, often have serious trouble coping with the disorders. But a new cognitive-behavioral, skills-based treatment intervention program developed and tested by psychologists at the University of Georgia shows promise of reducing physical symptoms and increasing adaptive coping strategies. The collaborative research team includes scientists from UGA, Emory University, and Children's Center for Digestive Healthcare in Atlanta. UGA researchers include Dr. Ronald Blount, Megan McCormick, and Bonney Reed-Knight. Click here for more information.