Search for dissertations about: "irritable bowel syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 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

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Susanna Walter; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS ; diarrhoea- and constipation-predominant; stress; nervous; cortisol; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Gastroenterology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin 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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mats Lowén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Cecilia Håkanson; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; coping; health care relationships; illness experience; irritable bowel syndrome; learning; life world; lived body; patient education; patient perspective; shame; unhomelikeness; coping; health care relationships; illness experience; irritable bowel syndrome; learning; life world; lived body; patient education; patient perspective; shame; unhomelikeness;

    Abstract : Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic functional bowel disease. Adults with IBS represent a large group of health care seekers. Previous research has shown that these people often feel insufficiently informed about their condition, and find it hard to manage the disease in everyday life. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Institutionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Åshild Olsen Faresjö; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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 ; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Hans Törnblom; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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