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Psychiatric Diagnoses in Ulcerative Colitis: A Controlled Study

  • G. Magni (a1), G. Bernasconi (a2), P. Mauro (a2), A. D'Odorico (a3), G. C Sturniolo (a3), G. Canton (a4) and A. Martin (a3)...

Fifty patients with UC and 50 matched controls with urolithiasis were interviewed with the SADS (lifetime version) and completed the SCL–90. According to information given during the SADS, there was a history of psychiatric disturbance in 11 UC patients (22%) and 8 controls (16%). At the time of the interview a psychiatric disturbance was present in 31 UC patients (62%) and four controls (8%), the most frequent diagnoses in the former being minor depression and generalised anxiety disorder. Patients with UC scored significantly higher than the controls on all the different SCL–90 subscales.

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Psychiatric Diagnoses in Ulcerative Colitis: A Controlled Study

  • G. Magni (a1), G. Bernasconi (a2), P. Mauro (a2), A. D'Odorico (a3), G. C Sturniolo (a3), G. Canton (a4) and A. Martin (a3)...
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