TITLE

Psychosocial Factors and the Disorders of GI Function: What is the Link?

AUTHOR(S)
Drossman, Douglas A.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2004, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on issues related to the psychosocial factors of gastroenterology. Association between emotional states and human illness; Vulnerability of the gastrointestinal system to emotional stress; Determination as to how psychosocial factors relate to the disorders of GI function, particularly irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia.
ACCESSION #
14816721

 

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