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ACTIB (Assessing Cognitive behavioural Therapy in Irritable Bowel): A randomized controlled trial of clinical and cost effectiveness of therapist delivered cognitive behavioural therapy and web-based self-management in irritable bowel syndrome.

Project title: ACTIB (Assessing Cognitive behavioural Therapy in Irritable Bowel): A randomized controlled trial of clinical and cost effectiveness of therapist delivered cognitive behavioural therapy and web-based self-management in irritable bowel syndrome.

Call to action: 11/69 Psychological interventions in irritable bowel syndrome

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Hazel EverittORCID logo

Contractor: University of Southampton

Cost: £1,427,249.22

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Felicity Bishop, Dr Nicholas Coleman, Dr Robert Logan, Professor Paul LittleORCID logo, Professor Paul McCroneORCID logo, Professor Rona Moss-MorrisORCID logo, Professor Sabine LandauORCID logo, Professor Trudie ChalderORCID logo.

Started: September 2013 | Status: Published

ISRCTN: 44427879

Both therapist telephone-delivered CBT and web-based CBT with minimal therapist support showed significantly greater improvements in irritable bowel syndrome symptoms and related outcomes than treatment as usual.

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