Table 6 Summary of recommendations for hypnotherapy in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
InterventionQuality ofBenefit/Strength of
evidenceharmrecommendation
• Hypnotherapy for patientsModerateTrade-offsQualified
    refractory to standard
    treatment
• Hypnotherapy works best forLowTrade-offsQualified
    Those without major
    psychiatric disease