UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media

Olafur Palsson, professor of medicine, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and at tonic.com for his work on hypnosis to treat IBS.

UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media click to enlarge Olafur Palsson, PsyD

This week, Olafur Palsson, PsyD, professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal. The article is behind a paywall, but he was also featured similarly at tonic.com. Palsson, a member of the UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, initiated the scripting of hypnosis protocols to help clinicians use hypnotherapy to treat people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The North Carolina Protocol has been shown to be very effective at helping people with IBS.

Learn more about Dr. Palsson’s work here.

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