Pubmed- The emerging role of mood disorders in inflammatory bowel diseases. - IBD Reporter Newsfeed - IBD Support Group Forums -


Jump to content

- - - - -

Pubmed- The emerging role of mood disorders in inflammatory bowel diseases.

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 Health Reporter

Health Reporter


  • RSS
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 20578 posts
  • Country:United States

Posted 04 January 2021 - 11:14 AM

Related Articles

The emerging role of mood disorders in inflammatory bowel diseases.

Adv Clin Exp Med. 2020 Dec;29(12):1505-1510

Authors: Kuźnicki P, Kempiński R, Neubauer K

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic, devastating conditions of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by a complex pathogenesis, increasing worldwide prevalence, a wide spectrum of extraintestinal manifestations, and a reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Furthermore, mood disorders, specifically anxiety and depression, are more prevalent among IBD patients compared to the general population. The connection between mental disorders and IBD is compound, bidirectional and still not fully understood. The IBD may impact psychological health, whereas anxiety and depression are associated with a more aggressive course of IBD. The inflammation process, gut microbiota alterations and drug side effects are factors that influence the mental state of patients with IBD. Importantly, despite the high prevalence of depression and anxiety in IBD, many of the current guidelines do not include clear recommendation for assessment of mental problems in patients and further management. Therefore, monitoring for mood disorders should become a part of the multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to patients with IBD. This review is based on current literature searched in PubMed, mainly considering publications from the last 10 years.

PMID: 33389842 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

View the full article


© Copyright 1995-2014 IBD Support All rights reserved.

About Us | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Service | Crisis Resources

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here