Phobic anxiety changes the function of brain-gut axis in irritable bowel syndrome.

@article{Blomhoff2001PhobicAC,
  title={Phobic anxiety changes the function of brain-gut axis in irritable bowel syndrome.},
  author={Svein Blomhoff and Signe Spetalen and Morten B J Jacobsen and Ulrik F. Malt},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={959-65}
}
OBJECTIVE Disease severity in the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is highly influenced by psychiatric comorbidity. The mechanism of this influence is generally unknown, even if the brain-gut axis seems to be involved. Recent research has indicated that IBS patients have aberrant perception of visceral stimuli in the CNS. We compared IBS patients with and… CONTINUE READING