The effect of life stress on symptoms of heartburn.

@article{Naliboff2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of life stress on symptoms of heartburn.},
  author={B. Naliboff and M. Mayer and R. Fass and L. Fitzgerald and L. Chang and R. Bolus and E. Mayer},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={
          426-34
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Psychosocial stressors have been associated with exacerbations of symptoms in functional and inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Sixty subjects with current heartburn symptoms were recruited by community advertisement and assessed for presence of stressful life events retrospectively over the preceding 6 months and prospectively for 4 months. Symptom severity by daily diary, quality of life, and psychological symptoms of anxiety, depression, and vital…Expand
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