Depressive mood and disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease.

  title={Depressive mood and disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Sima Besharat and Taghi Amiriani and Gholamreza Roshandel and Mahsa Besharat and Shahriar Semnani Semnani and Mohammadzaman Kamkar},
  journal={Arab journal of gastroenterology : the official publication of the Pan-Arab Association of Gastroenterology},
  volume={13 3},
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIM Some mood disorders are more prevalent in chronic medical conditions compared with the general population. The relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and psychiatric disorders has been raised as an area of interest for investigation. In this study, we aimed to assess the probable relationship between depression and disease activity in IBD patients in Golestan province, northeast of Iran. PATIENTS AND METHODS During February 2008 to February 2010, 50… CONTINUE READING