Johnson William G. Ph.D.; Corrigan, Sheila A. Ph.D.; Crusco, April H. M.A.; Jarrell, Mark P. M.A.Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology: December 1987 CLINICAL STUDIES: PDF Only Buy Abstract The behavioral assessment and treatment of five patients with postprandial symptoms of regurgitation and “rumination” illustrate the contribution of behavior therapy to alleviating postprandial distress. They also suggest that psychological/ behavioral factors may influence the development and course of some gastrointestinal disorders. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.