A Multidisciplinary Approach to Biopsychosocial Care for Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Pilot Study.

Related Articles A Multidisciplinary Approach to Biopsychosocial Care for Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Pilot Study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Jun 15;: Authors: Lee CK, Melmed GY, Mann A, Danovitch I, Hedrick R, McGovern DPB, Targan S, Shih D, Vasiliauskas E, IsHak WW, Feldman E Abstract Background: This study reports on the logistics and feasibility of a novel multidisciplinary approach to biopsychosocial care at a tertiary adult inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) center. Methods: Consecutive patients referred for a new IBD consultation completed the following self-assessments: the Short Form-12, the…

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Clinical disease activity is associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease.

Clinical disease activity is associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 13;: Authors: van den Brink G, Stapersma L, Vlug LE, Rizopolous D, Bodelier AG, van Wering H, Hurkmans PCWM, Stuyt RJL, Hendriks DM, van der Burg JAT, Utens EMWJ, Escher JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Youths with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at risk for developing anxiety and depressive symptoms with a reported 20%-50% prevalence rate. AIMS: This prospective study aimed to: (1) describe the prevalence and severity…

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The Association Between Sustained Poor Quality of Life and Future Opioid Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Related Articles The Association Between Sustained Poor Quality of Life and Future Opioid Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 31;: Authors: Anderson A, Click B, Ramos-Rivers C, Koutroubakis IE, Hashash JG, Dunn MA, Schwartz M, Swoger J, Barrie A, Regueiro M, Binion DG Abstract Background: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with poor quality of life and disability. The short inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire (SIBDQ) is validated to determine patients quality of life at single time points, or improvement over time. Few studies have evaluated if…

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Influences and Impact of Anxiety and Depression in the Setting of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Influences and Impact of Anxiety and Depression in the Setting of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 17;: Authors: Navabi S, Gorrepati VS, Yadav S, Chintanaboina J, Maher S, Demuth P, Stern B, Stuart A, Tinsley A, Clarke K, Williams ED, Coates MD Abstract Background: Individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing anxiety or depression (A&D). Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) with comorbid A&D are both more challenging to manage. IBD providers need to better understand the causes and impact of…

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Assessment of Quality of Life in Chinese Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and their Caregivers.

Assessment of Quality of Life in Chinese Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and their Caregivers. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 17;: Authors: Liu R, Tang A, Wang X, Shen S Abstract Background: Chronic diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) usually affect the psychological status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients and their caregivers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the level of anxiety, depression, and HRQOL and find the risk factors predictive of HRQOL in IBD patients and their caregivers in a Chinese population. Methods:…

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The Effects of Ustekinumab on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease.

Related Articles The Effects of Ustekinumab on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2018 May 03;: Authors: Sands BE, Han C, Gasink C, Jacobstein D, Szapary P, Gao LL, Lang Y, Targan S, Sandborn WJ, Feagan BG Abstract Background and Aims: We assessed the effect of ustekinumab on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adults with Crohn’s disease (CD). Methods: Patients with moderately-to-severely active CD and inadequate response or intolerance to tumor necrosis factor antagonists (UNITI1, N=741), or conventional therapy (UNITI-2,…

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Advanced Age Does Not Negatively Impact Health-Related Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Related Articles Advanced Age Does Not Negatively Impact Health-Related Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Apr 30;: Authors: Perera LP, Bhandari S, Liu R, Guilday C, Zadvornova Y, Saeian K, Eastwood D Abstract BACKGROUND: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is significantly impacted in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Many studies have assessed HRQoL in patients of all ages, and few focus on the elderly. AIM: To determine the influence of advanced age (> 65 years) and age at diagnosis on patients with IBD. METHODS: This is…

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Sex-Related Differences in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results of 2 Prospective Cohort Studies.

Related Articles Sex-Related Differences in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results of 2 Prospective Cohort Studies. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Apr 21;: Authors: Severs M, Spekhorst LM, Mangen MJ, Dijkstra G, Löwenberg M, Hoentjen F, van der Meulen-de Jong AE, Pierik M, Ponsioen CY, Bouma G, van der Woude JC, van der Valk ME, Romberg-Camps MJL, Clemens CHM, van de Meeberg P, Mahmmod N, Jansen J, Jharap B, Weersma RK, Oldenburg B, Festen EAM, Fidder HH Abstract Background: The understanding of gender differences in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients is…

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Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses-Part II.

Related Articles Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses-Part II. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Apr 23;24(5):966-976 Authors: Knowles SR, Keefer L, Wilding H, Hewitt C, Graff LA, Mikocka-Walus A Abstract Background: There has been burgeoning interest in quality of life (QoL) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in recent decades, with hundreds of studies each year now assessing this outcome. This paper is part 2 of a systematic review evaluating 5 key QoL comparisons within IBD states and relative to others without IBD. Part 1 examined…

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