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This pilot-study aims to evaluate the effect size and feasibility of internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) for children (age 8-12 years) with pain-predominant functional gas...
Functional constipation (FC) is a common complaint in clinical practice, but treatment for this condition in conventional medicine is suboptimal. Complementary and alternative medicines, e...
This cross-sectional survey study is to determine the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders in the general population and to describe common triggers for food-related GI...
This open trial aims to evaluate feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of an internet-delivered CBT-program for children and adolescents with functional gastrointestinal disorders when...
The purpose of this study is to: 1. Determine if audio recorded guided imagery vs deep breathing exercises delivered via a digital media player improves abdominal pain symptoms in ...
Functional gastrointestinal disorders are highly prevalent worldwide and may have an important impact on the quality of life of affected patients. In addition, they are associated with a major socio-e...
This prospective study evaluated the incidence of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) during infancy, on their own or combined with other symptoms.
The intestinal mucosa is constantly exposed to harmful luminal content, and uptake is closely controlled and regulated by neuro-immune factors. If control is broken, it might lead to ongoing enhanced ...
Although functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPDs) are common in children, the accurate pathogenesis of FAPDs is not known yet. Micro-inflammation, particularly tissue eosinophilia of gastrointestin...
Determinants of prescribing psychoactive medications for symptom management in older adults remain underexamined despite known risks and cautions concerning these medications.
Chronic or recurrent colonic disorders without an identifiable structural or biochemical explanation. The widely recognized IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME falls into this category.
The practice of prescribing medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.
A substituted benzamide used for its prokinetic properties. It is used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia, and other disorders associated with impaired gastrointestinal motility. (Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed)
Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood. It may result from potassium loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting or diarrhea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Conditions characterized by disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors. Sleep disorders may be divided into three major categories: DYSSOMNIAS (i.e. disorders characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia), PARASOMNIAS (abnormal sleep behaviors), and sleep disorders secondary to medical or psychiatric disorders. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)