Search for dissertations about: "irritable bowel syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words irritable bowel syndrome.

  1. 1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome : Diagnostic Symptom Criteria and Impact of Rectal Distensions on Cortisol and Electrodermal Activity

    Author : Susanna Walter; Olof Hallböök; Göran Bodemar; Magnus Simrén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS ; diarrhoea- and constipation-predominant; stress; nervous; cortisol; Gastroenterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : In a population prevalence questionnaire study we demonstrated that constipation and fecal incontinence are common problems in the general Swedish population with a similar magnitude as in other Western countries. 95.6% of the population had between three bowel movements per day and three per week. READ MORE

  2. 2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome : Studies of central pathophysiological mechanisms and effects of treatment

    Author : Mats Lowén; Susanna Walter; Magnus Ström; Maria Engström; Sigrid Elsenbruch; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background and aimsIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. The societal costs of the disorder are significant, as are its negative effects on quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living with irritable bowel syndrome : A patient perspective on everyday life, health care encounters and patient education

    Author : Cecilia Håkanson; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Eva SahlbergBlom; Henry Nyhlin; Febe Friberg; Ersta Sköndal högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; health care relationships; illness experience; irritable bowel syndrome; learning; life world; lived body; patient education; patient perspective; shame; unhomelikeness; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; coping; health care relationships; illness experience; irritable bowel syndrome; learning; life world; lived body; patient education; patient perspective; shame; unhomelikeness;

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  4. 4. Irritable bowel syndrome diagnosed in primary care : Occurrence, treatment and impact on everyday life

    Author : Åshild Olsen Faresjö; Ingemar Åkerlind; Ewa Grodzinsky; Toomas Timpka; Gunnel Hensing; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritable bowel syndrome IBS ; occurence; treatment; psychosocial factors; psychological factors; working conditions; gender; health-related qualtity of life HRQOL ; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: IBS is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders and affects approximately 10-20 % of the general population and is widespread in all societies and socio-economic groups. Although the disorder does not have a life-threatening course, it still seriously affects the patients in their everyday life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pathogenetic mechanisms in irritable bowel syndrome

    Author : Hans Törnblom; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Irritable bowel syndrome; functional gastrointestinal disorder; immunohistochemistry; full-thickness biopsy; enteric nervous system; autoantibody; gastroenteritis; risk factor;

    Abstract : p>Aims of the thesis: To study new pathogenetic mechanisms in IBS; to find out if IBS is a neuromuscular disease affecting the small bowel; to study humoral factors in gut dysmotility associated with visceral neuropathy; and to study the natural history of post-infectious gastro-intestinal (GI) symptoms and risk factors for their development. Material and methods: In studies I and II, full-thickness jejunum biopsies from patients with severe IBS were investigated with immunohistochemistry. READ MORE