A comparison of irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease: Mechanisms underlying symptom processing and sickness impact.

Helen. Pigeon-Reesor
Previous research suggests an association between psychological dysfunction and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). We sought to confirm this relationship and examine the mechanisms by which psychosocial factors may amplify or maintain IBS complaints, and influence disability. One hundred and thirteen female participants, (45 IBS; 34 Crohn's; 34 healthy controls) were evaluated by psychological assessment which measured: symptom reporting, anxiety, depression, and impact of physical symptoms on daily activities. The assessment also evaluated the ways in...
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