gastroenterology
IBD

Psychological screening should be part of routine IBD care

Screening for psychological symptoms should be incorporated into routine care of people with IBD because of the bi-directional relationship between anxiety and disease activity, Australian clinicians say. Findings from a prospective study of adults with Crohns disease or ulcerative colitis suggest that antidepressants and/or psychotherapy may have a role in maintaining IBD remission in some ...

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