Search for dissertations about: "IBS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the word IBS.

  1. 1. The emotional motor system and gastrointestinal symptoms

    Author : Pontus Karling; Lars Agréus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; ANS; autonomic nervous system; cortisol; DST; emotional motor system; functional; gastrointestinal symptoms; GSRS-IBS; gut; HADS; heart rate variability; HPA axis; IBS; irritable bowel syndrome; stress; unipolar depression; val158met COMT polymorphism; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : There is a significant comorbidity between anxiety/depression and functional gastrointestinal syndromes, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional dyspepsia. The pathophysiological link between emotions and the gut is not known. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microbe-host interactions in post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome

    Author : Johanna Sundin; Robert Jan Brummer; Elisabeth Hultgren-Hörnqvist; Velmurugesan Arulampalam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; IBS; PI-IBS; Intestinal; Mucosa; Lymphocyte; Microbiota; Bacteria; Cytokine; Addaptive immune response; IL-13; Medicin; Medicine;

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  3. 3. Implementation of gut-directed hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome in clinical practice

    Author : Perjohan Lindfors; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : IBS; Gut-directed Hypnotherapy; Patient satisfaction; GI motility;

    Abstract : Background: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is characterized by recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort, related to abnormal bowel habits. This benign and common condition is in severe cases associated with bothersome GI symptoms, decreased quality of life and psychological comorbidity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early stage inflammation and cancer as reflected in the gastrointestinal mucus composition: implications for diagnosis, prognosis and pathogenesis

    Author : Karolina S. Jabbar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mucus; Mass spectrometry; MUC2; MUC5AC; IPMN; Pancreatic cysts; Ulcerative colitis; IBS; Brachyspira;

    Abstract : Mucus covers our inner interfaces towards the environment, providing protection while enabling vital interaction with the outside world. The mucus is built around mucin proteins, which are important for our defences against infection and inflammation, but may also contribute to carcinogenesis and tumour progression. READ MORE

  5. 5. Serotonin in Fear and Anxiety

    Author : S Melker Hagsäter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; serotonin; anxiety; fear; SSRI; IBS;

    Abstract : That the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) has a central role in fear and anxiety is supported by numerous experimental and clinical studies. Arguably the most illustrative example is the effect of serotonergic-acting drugs, and in particular the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), in the treatment of anxiety disorders. READ MORE