Well-adjusted children: an alternate view of children with inflammatory bowel disease and functional gastrointestinal complaints.

@article{Gold2000WelladjustedCA,
  title={Well-adjusted children: an alternate view of children with inflammatory bowel disease and functional gastrointestinal complaints.},
  author={Neil Gold and Robert M. Issenman and Jacqueline Roberts and Stacey Watt},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
Previous studies have suggested impaired psychosocial adjustment in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We examined 62 subjects referred to a regional Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic with IBD or functional gastrointestinal (FGI) complaints. Characteristics of the clinic include a unified team approach, regularly scheduled appointments at 3-month intervals, proactive medical care emphasizing maintenance of full functioning, and close medical-surgical interaction… CONTINUE READING