Mental health diagnoses common in IBD, but may be lessening in veterans

Prevalence of mental health diagnoses like anxiety and depression among veteran patients with IBD have increased since 2000, but the incidence has been cut nearly in half, according to study results.Jason K. Hou, MD, MS, of the gastroenterology division at Baylor College of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that while the connection between IBD and mental health is well known, estimates of trends in incidence and prevalence have not been fully explored.“The aim of this study was to identify temporal trends in incidence and prevalence of these mental health problems, including anxiety,Read More

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