Episode notes

Episode 5 of Visceral features Alyse Bedell, PhD, GI psychologist, who discusses the ways in which Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can impact mental health and personal well-being. Dr. Bedell shares research to help patients understand how IBD relates to anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges, and how to harness the mind-body connection to help manage pain and symptoms.

Written and produced by Anna Gomberg. Edited and mixed by Mike Collins-Dowden. To access other podcast episodes and learn more about research to treat, prevent and cure digestive diseases, please visit www.giresearchfoundation.org.