Der er sammenhæng mellem posttraumatisk belastningsreaktion og irritabel tyktarm

Rebecca Wernersson, Jessica Carlsson

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Abstract

Stress influences the whole body, including the gut. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a syndrome characterized by gastrointestinal symptoms, with the absence of clinical signs. IBS is seen in several psychiatric co-morbidities. Only few studies have examined the association between IBS and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There are several hypotheses of how this association can be explained, e.g. oxytocin dysregulation, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction, the vulnerability of the patient group, post-infectious irritable bowel and side effects of the medical treatment of PTSD.

Bidragets oversatte titelPosttraumatic stress disorder is correlated to irritable bowel syndrome.
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for læger [online]
Vol/bind176
Udgave nummer51
ISSN1603-6824
StatusUdgivet - 15 dec. 2014

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