Week 1: Understanding irritable bowel syndrome

Week 4: Healthy thinking, healthy self

Week 5: Balancing activity and reclaiming your life

Week 6: Maintaining your gains and staying well

Weekly review
Week 2 Recap 

Welcome back to the Epsychonline Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome Course. Last week we covered the following topics:

  • Getting to know your symptoms
  • Understanding how your symptoms, thoughts, emotions and behaviours are connected
  • Exploring the impact of irritable bowel syndrome
  • irritable bowel syndrome and mental health
  • Assessing the impact of irritable bowel syndrome in your own life
  • The importance of social support
  • The patient-doctor relationship
  • Know your rights
  • Be assertive
  • Skills for symptom monitoring and building supportive connections
    • Monitoring your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
    • General tips for managing symptoms in daily life 
    • Telling others about your irritable bowel syndrome
    • Building a strong relationship with your doctor
    • Learning to be assertive

If you need to refresh your memory on these topics, please refer back to Week 2.