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A cognitive approach to irritable bowel syndrome

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Within this thesis the role of cognitive processes in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) will be examined. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the rate of psychiatric comorbidity in IBS participants, relative to controls, was performed. Evidence supported heightened rates of psychiatric disorder. A novel hypothesis regarding overlapping cognitive vulnerability to IBS and psychiatric disorders was found to fit well with the pattern of comorbidity. Competing hypotheses and the potential...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2012-02-08

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