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Lecture Overview

This session investigates the link between the gut and the brain. Better understand how stress can affect your gut and the relationship between anxiety, depression and gastrointestinal conditions like IBS and IBD.


Portrait of Antonina Mikocka-Walus
Antonina Mikocka-Walus

Antonina Mikocka-Walus is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Deakin University. Antonina is an active researcher, with over 100 research publications, largely on the brain-gut links, psychotherapy and antidepressant treatment in chronic gastrointestinal conditions. Antonina’s research has received funding from such organisations as the Wellcome Trust, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and Crohn’s & Colitis Australia. Her research has informed the national and international guidelines on treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and has been translated into practice in Australia. See Educator Profile


5 Total Rating(s)
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Susan Sinclair
07 Jan 2019

Informative and held attention of viewer

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suzanne roslyn mason
01 Jan 2019

she was very engaging.

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Tracey Muir
28 Nov 2018


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Angela Wessling
23 Nov 2018

Very interesting. There was so issues with the sound recording for a few minute but content was good.

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Susan Chalmers
22 Nov 2018

This lecturer was very engaging and the subject interesting however the quality of the video was poor.

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Sheryl Gruhn
19 Nov 2018

Very informative but at some stages, difficult to understand - possibly due to issues with lecturer's microphone