Overcoming the Associated Psychological Implications of Bowel Conditions

CPD
54m
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Lecture Overview

Bowel conditions can affect a person's entire lifestyle. Psychological effects can range from affecting how a person eats to their social situations, and as with any serious illness the risk of developing co-morbid depression is very real. Dr Simon Knowles in this session will helps us to understand and offer appropriate support to this, often silently suffering, population.

Educators

Portrait of Simon Knowles
Simon Knowles

Dr Simon Knowles is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist based at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. His clinical and research interests relate to the biological and psychological interactions of gastrointestinal conditions and the Brain-Gut-Axis. Dr Knowles has published over 50 articles/book chapters and recently published an edited book on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He has significant expertise in developing and evaluating eHealth research and interventions. Dr Knowles is also the chief investigator and developer of three internationally renowned free online psychological assessment and treatment services for psychological distress associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD; www.IBDclinic.org.au) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS; www.IBSclinic.org.au) and Gastroparesis (www.gastroparesisclinic.org). See Educator Profile

Details
CPD54m of CPD
First Published08 August 2017
Updated08 August 2017
Expires
29 June 2018
Topics
Psychosocial Considerations
Psychology
Chronic Illness
Gastroenterology
Support Services
Allied Health
Nutrition
Diet
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