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Mindovergut.com

Mindovergut.com websites were created by Simon Knowles, an Associate Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology and Clinical psychologist, based at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. The websites provide comprehensive, expert-reviewed resources relating to several gastrointestinal conditions and free online resilience programs targeting specific conditions.

Vision and mission

The Mindovergut.com websites are dedicated to helping improve the lives of those living with a gastrointestinal condition. The websites provide resources relating to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), gastroparesis, coeliac disease, and bowel and bladder related anxieties (e.g., paruresis and parcopresis). Information includes explanations of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and related psychological impact. The websites also provide free online resilience programs that aim to improve the mental health and wellbeing of individuals living with these conditions.

How Mindovergut.com can help

Free online resources for peer-reviewed information relating to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), gastroparesis, coeliac disease, and bowel and bladder related anxieties (e.g., paruresis and parcopresis). Information provided on these websites includes details about symptoms, treatment/management strategies, and related psychological issues.

Free online evidence-based condition-specific resilience programs. These programs utilise well-established strategies taken from stress-management, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approaches.

Programs, apps and tools

  • Mindovergut.com – information about the mindovergut.com resources and free programs.
  • IBD.mindovergut.com – a free comprehensive resource about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and psychologically-focused resilience program to help individuals living with IBD.
  • IBS.mindovergut.com – a free comprehensive resource about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and psychologically-focused resilience program to help individuals living with IBS.
  • Gastroparesis.mindovergut.com – a free comprehensive resource gastroparesis, and psychologically-focused resilience program to help individuals living with gastroparesis.
  • Coeliac.mindovergut.com – a free comprehensive resource about Coeliac disease, and psychologically-focused resilience program to help individuals living with Coeliac disease.
  • BBA.Mindovergut.com – a free comprehensive resource for individuals with bowel and bladder anxieties (paruresis, parcopresis, and incontinence anxiety).

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Last reviewed: October 2021

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Causes of IBD | Immune System - IBDclinic.mindovergut.com

Causes of IBD: Exact cause of IBD remains unknown, genetics appear to play some part in risk of developing IBD. Immune system is your body’s defence system

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Advice for adults with IBD | IBD Symptoms - IBDclinic.mindovergut.com

Advice for adults with IBD: IBD can cause significant disruption. The acute symptoms of active illness combined with the obligations of medical appointments

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Intervention Program | Gastroparesis Resilience Program

Intervention Program: The Gastroparesis resilience program is based on a combination of Stress Management, CBT & Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

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Stress - Coeliac Clinic Mindovergut.com

Stress The experience of stress is a normal reaction to various challenging situations we find ourselves in

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Treating Incontinence - Bladder and bowel anxieties

Treating Incontinence: Urinary and faecal incontinence are medical conditions closely associated with incontinence anxiety.

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Shy Bowel (Parcopresis) - Bladder and bowel anxieties

Shy Bowel Parcopresis (shy bowel syndrome,psychogenic faecal retention) is psychological condition involving difficulty or inability to defecatein restrooms

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Nutrition and IBD | Nutritional Deficiencies - IBDclinic.mindovergut.com

Nutrition and IBD: Maintaining a balanced diet can be significant challenge for people with IBD. Nutritional Deficiencies occur to have had bowel resections

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Additional Problems Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD

Additional Problems Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD is primarily identified as being a disease of the digestive tract, it can be systemic

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Stress and IBD | Health and Well-being - IBDclinic.mindovergut.com

Experience of stress is an important factor in health and well-being of people with IBD. Unsurprisingly, as stress levels rise quality of life decreases.

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What is incontinence anxiety? - Bladder and bowel anxieties

What is incontinence anxiety?: Bladder and bowel incontinence anxiety (also known as bladder and bowel obsession, and bladder/bowel control anxieties)

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