Effect of psychotherapy and relaxation on the psychosocial and somatic course of Crohn ’ s disease $ Main results of the German Prospective Multicenter Psychotherapy Treatment Study on Crohn ’ s Disease

@inproceedings{Kellera2015EffectOP,
  title={Effect of psychotherapy and relaxation on the psychosocial and somatic course of Crohn ’ s disease \$ Main results of the German Prospective Multicenter Psychotherapy Treatment Study on Crohn ’ s Disease},
  author={Wolfram Kellera and Maria Pritschb and J{\"o}rn von Wietersheimc and Peter Scheibd and Walter Osborne and Friedrich Balckc and Reiner Dilga and Eva Schmelz-Schumachere and Wilhelm Dopplf and G{\"u}nther Jantschekc and Hans-Christian Detera},
  year={2015}
}
  • Wolfram Kellera, Maria Pritschb, +8 authors Hans-Christian Detera
  • Published 2015
Objective: Few studies have been published on the influence of psychotherapy on the physical and psychosocial course of Crohn’s disease (CD). Methods: The present study, a prospective, randomized multicenter investigation conducted with 108 of 488 consecutive CD patients, was designed to investigate the influence of short-term psychodynamic therapy and relaxation in addition to a standardized glucocorticoid therapy on the somatic course of the disease as well as on patient psychosocial status… CONTINUE READING