Regional gray matter density changes in brains of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

TitleRegional gray matter density changes in brains of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsSeminowicz, DA, Labus JS, Bueller JA, Tillisch K, Naliboff BD, Bushnell CM, Mayer EA
JournalGastroenterology
Volume139
Issue1
Pagination48-57.e2
Date Published2010 Jul
ISSN1528-0012
KeywordsAdult, Anxiety, Brain, cognition, Depression, Emotions, Female, Humans, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Middle Aged, Pain, Prefrontal Cortex
Abstract

Several studies have examined structural brain changes associated with chronic pain syndromes, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but study sample sizes have been small and heterogeneous.

Alternate JournalGastroenterology