Olafur S Palsson

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we incorporate psychological care into the management of IBS?
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:474-5. 2006
  2. pmc IBS patients show frequent fluctuations between loose/watery and hard/lumpy stools: implications for treatment
    Olafur S Palsson
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:286-95. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Standardized hypnosis treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: the North Carolina protocol
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Digestive Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:51-64. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis home treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot study
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Digestive Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:85-99. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and psychological dysfunction in irritable bowel syndrome and the role of psychological treatments
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7080, Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:281-303. 2005
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use and cost in functional bowel disorders: a six month prospective study in a large HMO
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:46. 2008
  7. pmc Contributions of pain sensitivity and colonic motility to IBS symptom severity and predominant bowel habits
    Motoyori Kanazawa
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2550-61. 2008
  8. pmc Likelihood of nursing home referral for fecally incontinent elderly patients is influenced by physician views on nursing home care and outpatient management of fecal incontinence
    Kirsten A Nyrop
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:350-4. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Mindfulness training reduces the severity of irritable bowel syndrome in women: results of a randomized controlled trial
    SUSAN A GAYLORD
    Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599 7200, USA E mail
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1678-88. 2011
  10. pmc Fecal incontinence in primary care: prevalence, diagnosis, and health care utilization
    Gena C Dunivan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:493.e1-6. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we incorporate psychological care into the management of IBS?
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:474-5. 2006
  2. pmc IBS patients show frequent fluctuations between loose/watery and hard/lumpy stools: implications for treatment
    Olafur S Palsson
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:286-95. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine how variable stool consistency is in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and to assess the relationship between stool consistency and gastrointestinal symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Standardized hypnosis treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: the North Carolina protocol
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Digestive Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:51-64. 2006
    ..The protocol has been tested in two published research studies and found to benefit more than 80% of patients. This article describes the development, content, and testing of the protocol, and how it is used in clinical practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis home treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot study
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Digestive Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:85-99. 2006
    ..Although response rate was lower than previously observed in therapist-delivered treatment, hypnosis home treatment may double the proportion of IBS patients improving significantly across 6 months...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and psychological dysfunction in irritable bowel syndrome and the role of psychological treatments
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7080, Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:281-303. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use and cost in functional bowel disorders: a six month prospective study in a large HMO
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:46. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine prevalence, types and costs of CAM in IBS, functional diarrhea, functional constipation, and functional abdominal pain...
  7. pmc Contributions of pain sensitivity and colonic motility to IBS symptom severity and predominant bowel habits
    Motoyori Kanazawa
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2550-61. 2008
    ..Aims were to determine whether predominant bowel habits and IBS symptom severity are related to pain sensitivity, colon motility, or smooth muscle tone...
  8. pmc Likelihood of nursing home referral for fecally incontinent elderly patients is influenced by physician views on nursing home care and outpatient management of fecal incontinence
    Kirsten A Nyrop
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:350-4. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Mindfulness training reduces the severity of irritable bowel syndrome in women: results of a randomized controlled trial
    SUSAN A GAYLORD
    Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599 7200, USA E mail
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1678-88. 2011
    ..The technique involves training in intentionally attending to present-moment experience and non-judgmental awareness of body sensations and emotions...
  10. pmc Fecal incontinence in primary care: prevalence, diagnosis, and health care utilization
    Gena C Dunivan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:493.e1-6. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Audio-recorded guided imagery treatment reduces functional abdominal pain in children: a pilot study
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e890-7. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Increased colonic pain sensitivity in irritable bowel syndrome is the result of an increased tendency to report pain rather than increased neurosensory sensitivity
    Spencer D Dorn
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7080, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gut 56:1202-9. 2007
    ..The aim was to determine whether lower visceral pain thresholds in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) primarily reflect physiological or psychological factors...
  13. pmc Which psychological factors exacerbate irritable bowel syndrome? Development of a comprehensive model
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    University of North Carolina, Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, United States
    J Psychosom Res 74:486-92. 2013
    ..The aims of the current study are to identify the most important psychological factors predicting IBS symptom severity and to investigate how these psychological variables are related to each other...
  14. pmc Development and validation of new disease-specific measures of somatization and comorbidity in IBS
    Elizabeth W Maclean
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    J Psychosom Res 73:351-5. 2012
    ..To create and validate empirically derived questionnaires that measure non-gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders that co-exist with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  15. pmc Parental worries and beliefs about abdominal pain
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Division of Digestive Diseases, Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:311-7. 2009
    ..Discussing these issues in clinical practice is difficult because parents feel misunderstood and blamed for their child's pain. Focusing on parental worries and beliefs that motivate solicitous responses may be better accepted...
  16. pmc Mindfulness for irritable bowel syndrome: protocol development for a controlled clinical trial
    SUSAN A GAYLORD
    Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:24. 2009
    ..This paper describes an on-going feasibility study to assess the efficacy of mindfulness training, a behavioral treatment involving directing and sustaining attention to present-moment experience, for the treatment of IBS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reports of "satisfactory relief" by IBS patients receiving usual medical care are confounded by baseline symptom severity and do not accurately reflect symptom improvement
    William E Whitehead
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1057-65. 2006
    ..Treatment trials for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) usually define a responder as a patient who reports satisfactory relief or adequate relief of symptoms at the end of the trial. However, these measures have not been adequately validated...
  18. pmc Survey of geriatricians on the effect of fecal incontinence on nursing home referral
    Madhusudan Grover
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1058-62. 2010
    ..Determine the effect of fecal incontinence (FI) on healthcare providers' decisions to refer patients for nursing home (NH) placement...
  19. pmc Psychological treatments in functional gastrointestinal disorders: a primer for the gastroenterologist
    Olafur S Palsson
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:208-16; quiz e22-3. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Obstetric sphincter injury interacts with diarrhea and urgency to increase the risk of fecal incontinence in women with irritable bowel syndrome
    Barbara L Robinson
    Division of Urogynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:40-5. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity in irritable bowel syndrome
    William E Whitehead
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7555, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2767-76. 2007
    ..Comorbid nongastrointestinal symptoms account for two-thirds of excess health-care costs in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated vasoactive intestinal peptide concentrations in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Olafur S Palsson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1236-43. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis treatment for severe irritable bowel syndrome: investigation of mechanism and effects on symptoms
    Olafur S Palsson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080 USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2605-14. 2002
    ..In conclusion, hypnosis improves IBS symptoms through reductions in psychological distress and somatization. Improvements were unrelated to changes in the physiological parameters measured...
  24. doi request reprint Probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM and Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07 versus placebo for the symptoms of bloating in patients with functional bowel disorders: a double-blind study
    Tamar Ringel-Kulka
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:518-25. 2011
    ..Recent data suggest a role for the intestinal microbiota in the pathogenesis of functional bowel disorders (FBDs). Probiotic studies in FBDs generated inconsistent results suggesting a strain-specific and product-specific effect...
  25. ncbi request reprint Editor's preamble: the nature of IBS and the need for a psychological approach
    Olafur S Palsson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:1-6. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback treatment for functional anorectal disorders: a comprehensive efficacy review
    Olafur S Palsson
    Department of Medicine, Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 29:153-74. 2004
    ..001 for both). Biofeedback treatment may therefore be viewed as a valuable adjunct to medical management of functional PFD/constipation and incontinence. A number of recommendations for future investigations are made based on the review...
  27. ncbi request reprint The growing case for hypnosis as adjunctive therapy for functional gastrointestinal disorders
    Olafur S Palsson
    Gastroenterology 123:2132-5. 2002