Crohn's disease: a psychosomatic illness?

  title={Crohn's disease: a psychosomatic illness?},
  author={B F Sheffield and M. W. P. Carney},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
We investigated the psychological status of Crohn's disease patients because 10 such patients had been referred to our psychiatric out-patient department over a period of six years, whereas if there were no association between the disease and psychiatric morbidity, the expected referral rate would be one case in 20 to 100 years. We found an association… CONTINUE READING