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Table 1 Contents of each session

From: Cognitive behavioral therapy with interoceptive exposure and complementary video materials for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial in Japan

Session number Contents of intervention Handouts Play time of Video
1 Education about IBS and psychological stress on digestive functioning, awareness-raising • Personal IBS profile (in session use) (12′ 16″)
• Monitoring IBS distress
2 Education about the role of conditioning in IBS, attentional training • Monitoring IBS distress (6′ 44″)
• Guide for Attentional training
• Common IBS symptom appraisal list
3 Attentional training, cognitive restructuring for IBS sensations and risk estimates • Monitoring IBS distress (9′ 31″)
• Common IBS symptom appraisal list
4 Cognitive restructuring for symptoms of IBS, valence estimates, hierarchy construction for IBS sensation reminders • Monitoring IBS distress (9′ 05″)
• Deliberate exposure hierarchy
5 Cognitive restructuring, interoceptive exposure assessment, in vivo exposure • Monitoring IBS distress (11′ 36″)
• Interoceptive exposure exercises
• Interoceptive exposure FAQ
• Guide for IBS and in-vivo exposure
• In-vivo exposure instructions
• Deliberate exposure record
6–9 Conduct of Interoceptive exposure, in vivo exposure • Monitoring IBS distress (5′ 40″)
• Interoceptive exposure instructions (3′ 32″)
• Interoceptive exposure record (3′ 43″) (3′ 35″)
10 Interoceptive exposure, in vivo exposure, summary of the all sessions, relapse prevention • Monitoring IBS distress (7′ 44″)
• Relapse prevention Map
• Dealing with setbacks
• List of positive Accomplishments