Quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease: the interaction of disease activity with psychosocial function.

@article{Turnbull1995QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease: the interaction of disease activity with psychosocial function.},
  author={Geoffrey K. Turnbull and T. Michael Vallis},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={90 9},
  pages={1450-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the disease-specific and psychological factors that influence quality of life (QOL) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as measured by the recently developed IBD disease-specific QOL measure the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ). METHODS Twenty-two patients (eight males and 14 females) were studied, 16 with Crohn's disease and six with ulcerative colitis (mean age 32 yr). Patients' disease activity was measured with the Dutch Crohn's activity… CONTINUE READING

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