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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Langhorst, J; Hofstetter, A; Wolfe, F; Häuser, W 
Title:
Short-term stress, but not mucosal healing nor depression was predictive for the risk of relapse in patients with ulcerative colitis: a prospective 12-month follow-up study. 
Abstract:
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic relapsing inflammatory bowel disease. Psychological factors such as depression and stress are under debate to contribute to the risk of relapse. The impact of mucosal healing to reduce the risk of relapse had not been studied prospectively. The aim of this study was to identify whether depression and stress increase and mucosal healing reduces the risk of clinical relapse in patients with UC in clinical remission.Patients in clinical remission were followed p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Inflamm Bowel Dis 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
19 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
2380-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1078-0998 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie