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Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome and its relationship with psychological stress status in Chinese university students.

Authors
  • Shen, Lei
  • Kong, Hao
  • Hou, Xiaohua
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
24
Issue
12
Pages
1885–1890
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.05943.x
PMID: 19780881
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of IBS in Chinese university students is often compared with university students in developed countries and the general Chinese population. Depression and anxiety could potentially induce IBS. Medical education should be considered when aiming to reduce stress of university students who are susceptible to IBS.

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