Low rates of PTSD, anxiety, depression reported in parents of children with IBD

Parents of children with inflammatory bowel disease report relatively low rates of clinically significant psychological distress, even soon after their child’s IBD diagnosis, according to a cross-sectional study in Crohn’s & Colitis 360.However, more symptoms of distress were reported among parents of children with more clinically active disease.“Disease severity was an important driver of anxiety in the parents in our cohort, which mirrors prior studies,” Kevin T. Cesa, MD, and colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, wrote. “Interestingly,Read More

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