Psychometric scores and persistence of irritable bowel after infectious diarrhoea.

  • Tami King
  • Published 1996 in Clinical nutrition


BACKGROUND Although previous studies have shown that psychological disturbances are frequently associated with the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the relation was not necessarily cause and effect. The development of chronic bowel symptoms after an episode of acute gastroenteritis has allowed us to examine prospectively the role of psychological factors… (More)


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