IBD: Stress causes flares of IBD - how much evidence is enough?

Jane Andrews, Gerald Holtmann

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    Patients with IBD often believe that stress leads to increased disease activity and symptoms. The major problem with work in this area is that it relies on perception, which is notoriously difficult to quantify. However, a recent study provides evidence to support the possible effect of stress on IBD symptoms.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)13-14
    Number of pages2
    JournalNature Reviews. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

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