Effects of a comprehensive lifestyle modification program on quality-of-life in patients with ulcerative colitis: a twelve-month follow-up.

@article{Langhorst2007EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a comprehensive lifestyle modification program on quality-of-life in patients with ulcerative colitis: a twelve-month follow-up.},
  author={Jost Langhorst and Twyla Mueller and Rainer Luedtke and Ulla Franken and Anna R. Paul and Andreas Michalsen and Manfred Schedlowski and Gustav J{\"u}rgen Dobos and Sigrid Elsenbruch},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={734-45}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of a comprehensive lifestyle modification program on health-related quality-of-life, psychological distress, and clinical parameters in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) 3- and 12 months after completion of the program. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty patients with UC in clinical remission or with low disease activity were randomly assigned to an intervention group or a usual-care control group. Comprehensive lifestyle modification consisted of a structured 60… CONTINUE READING

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