Depression, Anxiety and Anger in Subtypes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

  title={Depression, Anxiety and Anger in Subtypes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients},
  author={Maria Rosaria Anna Muscatello and Antonio Giulio Bruno and Gianluca Pandolfo and Umberto Mic{\`o} and Simona A. Stilo and Mariagrazia Scaffidi and Pierluigi Consolo and Andrea Donato Tortora and Socrate Pallio and Giuseppa Giacobbe and Luigi Familiari and Rocco Zoccali},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
The present study aimed to elucidate the differences in depression, anxiety, anger, and quality of life in a sample of non-psychiatric IBS patients, starting from the hypothesis that IBS subtypes may have different symptomatic expressions of negative emotions with different outcomes on quality of life measures. Forty-two constipation-predominant IBS (C-IBS) subjects and 44 diarrhea-predominant IBS (D-IBS) subjects, after an examination by a gastroenterologist and a total colonoscopy, underwent… CONTINUE READING
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