Psychological distress is linked to gastrointestinal symptoms in diabetes mellitus

  title={Psychological distress is linked to gastrointestinal symptoms in diabetes mellitus},
  author={Nicholas J Talley and Peter Bytzer and Johann Hammer and Lisa Johnson Young and Michael P. Jones and Michael Horowitz},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
OBJECTIVE:Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are common in patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus, but the pathogenesis is controversial. We aimed to determine if GI symptoms are linked to psychological distress in diabetes.METHODS:A consecutive sample of outpatients with diabetes mellitus (n = 209) and a random sample of community diabetics (n = 892) completed a validated questionnaire measuring GI symptoms, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) Scale for anxiety and depression, and the… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms: Results from a population-based survey of 15,000 adults

  • P Bytzer, M Leemon, LJ Young
  • Gastroenterology
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

The functional gastrointestinal disorders, 2nd ed

  • DA Drossman, E Corazziari, NJ Talley, al. et, II. eds. Rome
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…