Impact of irritable bowel syndrome on quality of life

  title={Impact of irritable bowel syndrome on quality of life},
  author={W E Whitehead and PH PhDCharlesK.BurnettDr and Edwin W. Cook and Edward Taub},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
The aims of this study were to determine the impact of irritable bowel syndrome on quality of life using a well-standardized measure, the SF-36, and to determine whether apparent impairments may be due to neuroticism. Undergraduate students with irritable bowel syndrome who had consulted a physician (41 females, 42 males), students with irritable bowel who had not consulted a physician (91 females, 74 males), and asymptomatic controls (52 females, 70 males) completed questionnaires on quality… CONTINUE READING
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