Zemedy Application for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT04723056


The purpose of the study is investigate the effectiveness of Zemedy, a mobile application that enables the digital delivery of a CBT program to people with IBS.

Official Title

Zemedy - Evaluation of Zemedy, a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-based Digital Therapeutic Application for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Stanford Investigator(s)

Linda Nguyen
Linda Nguyen

Clinical Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology


Inclusion Criteria:

   1. Male and female patients >=18 years old.

   2. Meet Rome IV criteria for IBS for at least 6 months. No restrictions on type of IBS.

   3. English proficiency (in order to understand use of the application.

   4. Patient must be on a stable regimen for IBS for at least 30 days.

   5. Patients must own a smartphone (iOS or Android) in order to participate in the CBT

Exclusion Criteria:

   1. Laboratory or imaging evidence of an alternative explanation of patient's symptoms.

   2. Active gastrointestinal disease such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, history
   of complete colon resection, acute infection, or any disease that precludes
   participation in CBT application.

   3. Patient already undergoing cognitive behavioral therapy.

   4. Psychiatric hospitalization within 10 years.

   5. Current or past diagnosis of a major mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar
   disorder, personality disorder or substance abuse.

   6. Active (within the past 3 months) suicidal ideation.

   7. Prisoners or other detained individuals.

   8. Adults unable to consent.

   9. Pregnant people.


device: Use of Zemedy Application

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Britany D Marsh, BA