Sleep Disturbances Are Commonly Reported Among Patients Presenting to a Gastroenterology Clinic.

Sleep Disturbances Are Commonly Reported Among Patients Presenting to a Gastroenterology Clinic. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Aug 09;: Authors: Ballou S, Alhassan E, Hon E, Lembo C, Rangan V, Singh P, Hirsch W, Sommers T, Iturrino J, Nee J, Lembo A Abstract BACKGROUND: Poor sleep quality is common among patients with gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. However, few studies have assessed the presence of insomnia or reported circadian preferences and none have directly compared sleep between common GI conditions. AIMS: To compare clinical sleep characteristics in patients presenting to a tertiary care…

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Sleep Disturbances Can Be Prospectively Observed in Patients with an Inactive Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Related Articles Sleep Disturbances Can Be Prospectively Observed in Patients with an Inactive Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jul 19;: Authors: Bar-Gil Shitrit A, Chen-Shuali C, Adar T, Koslowsky B, Shteingart S, Paz K, Grisaru-Granovsky S, Goldin E, Epstein Shochet G, Shitrit D Abstract BACKGROUND: Poor sleep quality is associated with adverse health consequences. Sleep disturbances can impact the immune function and inflammatory processes. Little is known about sleep disturbances in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), while not in flare, i.e., inactive. AIMS: To prospectively explore the…

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Placebo effect on the health-related quality of life of inflammatory bowel disease patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

Placebo effect on the health-related quality of life of inflammatory bowel disease patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis. J Crohns Colitis. 2018 Jul 14;: Authors: Estevinho MM, Afonso J, Rosa I, Lago P, Trindade E, Correia L, Dias CC, Magro F, on behalf GEDII (Portuguese IBD Group) Abstract Background and aims: Placebo effect in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients has been poorly characterized. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess i) mean improvements in IBDQ (Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire) and SF-36 (36-Item Short…

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Systematic review with meta-analysis: anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease.

Related Articles Systematic review with meta-analysis: anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jul 08;: Authors: Stapersma L, van den Brink G, Szigethy EM, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ Abstract BACKGROUND: The co-existence of psychological problems and paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is receiving increasing attention. Most studies investigated anxiety and depression, with prevalence rates varying from 0% to 50%. A systematic review is necessary to provide clear insight into the prevalence of anxiety and depression in paediatric IBD. AIM: To systematically evaluate…

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Sex-based Differences in Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases-Pooled Analysis of Population-based Studies from Western Countries.

Sex-based Differences in Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases-Pooled Analysis of Population-based Studies from Western Countries. Gastroenterology. 2018 Jun 26;: Authors: Shah SC, Khalili H, Gower-Rousseau C, Olen O, Benchimol EI, Lynge E, Nielsen KR, Brassard P, Vutcovici M, Bitton A, Bernstein CN, Leddin D, Tamim H, Stefansson T, Loftus EV, Moum B, Tang W, Ng SC, Gearry R, Sincic B, Bell S, Sands BE, Lakatos PL, Végh Z, Ott C, Kaplan GG, Burisch J, Colombel JF Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Although the incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) varies with…

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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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