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Psychogastroenterology: a call for psychological input in Australian gastroenterology clinics

Mikocka-Walus, A., Turnbull, D., Andrews, J.M., Moulding, N., Wilson, I. and Holtmann, G. 2009, Psychogastroenterology: a call for psychological input in Australian gastroenterology clinics, Internal medicine journal, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 127-130, doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01862.x.

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Title Psychogastroenterology: a call for psychological input in Australian gastroenterology clinics
Author(s) Mikocka-Walus, A.ORCID iD for Mikocka-Walus, A. orcid.org/0000-0003-4864-3956
Turnbull, D.
Andrews, J.M.
Moulding, N.
Wilson, I.
Holtmann, G.
Journal name Internal medicine journal
Volume number 39
Issue number 2
Start page 127
End page 130
Total pages 4
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Place of publication Milton, Qld.
Publication date 2009-02
ISSN 1444-0903
1445-5994
Keyword(s) psychogastroenterology
Medicare
Summary Gastroenterologists should be able to refer patients directly to psychologists with full Medicare reimbursement. Psychological comorbidities are frequently seen in patients with gastrointestinal conditions. However, time pressure and lack of expertise in non-medical therapies of psychological problems prevent gastroenterologists from initiating psychological treatment although such treatment may improve patients' outcomes and reduce health-care utilization. Psychologists are needed as part of the multidisciplinary team in gastroenterology clinics in Australia to take the leading role in the psychological management of those patients by contributing to screening, faster diagnosis and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in particular.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01862.x
Field of Research 110307 Gastroenterology and Hepatology
170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
1103 Clinical Sciences
1117 Public Health And Health Services
Socio Economic Objective 920105 Digestive System Disorders
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2009, The Authors
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30090887

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Psychology
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