Psychological support counselling improves gluten-free diet compliance in coeliac patients with affective disorders.

@article{Addolorato2004PsychologicalSC,
  title={Psychological support counselling improves gluten-free diet compliance in coeliac patients with affective disorders.},
  author={Giovanni Addolorato and Giosu{\`e} de Lorenzi and Ludovico Abenavoli and Lorenzo Leggio and Esmeralda Capristo and Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={777-82}
}
BACKGROUND Anxiety and depression are common features of coeliac disease. Depression is cause of non-compliance to treatment in chronic illness. AIM To evaluate the useful of psychological support counselling to improve affective disorders and gluten-free diet adherence in coeliac disease with anxiety and depression. METHODS A total of 66 coeliac disease patients with state anxiety and current depression were enrolled. Patients were randomized in two groups: in group A psychological support… CONTINUE READING