Kazunari Yamamoto

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disease with persisting gastrointestinal symptoms that has been classified into four subtypes. Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) plays important physiological roles in the contraction and relaxation of smooth muscle. Intraluminal distension of the intestine is known to stimulate the release of endogenous(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about caregiver experiences during the end-of-life period. Our objective was to characterize caregiver perceptions of their experiences in cancer survivorship with special reference to the end-of-life stage considering depression in bereavement. METHODS Qualitative research using in-depth interviews of 34 caregivers from two(More)
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