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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Henningsen, P; Herzog, W 
Title:
Irritable bowel syndrome and somatoform disorders. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: This article aims to review the conceptual and empirical relation of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and somatoform disorders (SFDs). METHOD: The method used is a narrative review that is partially based on discussions held at a symposium with the same topic in March 2007. RESULTS: The conceptual distance between IBS and SFDs has diminished due to developments of both concepts. There is widespread agreement about the existence of syndrome patterns restricted to core IBS and also charac...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Psychosom Res 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
64 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
625-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-3999 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie