I am a 28 year old b. Pharm holder from kerala. Can I control chronic irritable bowel syndrome by psychotherapy. I have this disease for more than 10 yrs with many other somatic and psychiatric disorders. I have chronic skin water allergy (itching after bath and after sweating). According to my psychiatrist diagnosis I have avoidant personality disorder and depression and he believes my ibs, skin allergy, insomnia and other physical symptoms are secondary outcome of it. I am currently using desvenlafaxine 50mg morning around 1year opiprol 50mg night around 2yrs opiprol 100mg morning around 2yrs lonazep 0.5mg night around 2 years. I am treating my diseases for more than 10 yrs and does not any improvement in ibs. Recently my recently consulted psychologist tolled me that ibs can be controlled by long term psychotherapy.