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Progressive Muscle Relaxation as treatment option for Children/Adolescents with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

  title={Progressive Muscle Relaxation as treatment option for Children/Adolescents with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders},
  author={C Quattropani Maria},
  journal={Health science journal},
  • C. Maria
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Health science journal
Background:Functional gastrointestinal disorders are very common among children/adolescents.They are defined as a variable combination of chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms, not explained by structural or biochemical abnormalities. Abdominal pain is the prevalent symptom of all these conditions. Stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of these disorders. Traditional medical treatment is not always effective, has various adverse effects and high cost. Aim:Aim of this… Expand
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