Psycho-Gastroenterology: A Holistic Approach to Bowel Disease

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Lecture Overview

This session investigates the link between the gut and the brain. Better understand how stress can affect your gut and the relationship between anxiety, depression and gastrointestinal conditions like IBS and IBD.


Portrait of Antonina Mikocka-Walus
Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Antonina Mikocka-Walus is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Deakin University. Antonina is an active researcher, with over 100 research publications, largely on the brain-gut links, psychotherapy and antidepressant treatment in chronic gastrointestinal conditions. Antonina’s research has received funding from such organisations as the Wellcome Trust, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and Crohn’s & Colitis Australia. Her research has informed the national and international guidelines on treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and has been translated into practice in Australia. See Educator Profile

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First Published13 November 2018
Updated13 November 2018
14 April 2019
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