Abdominal pain in childhood linked to anxiety, depression risks

08/12/2013 | Clinical Psychiatry News

Anxiety disorder was almost five times greater in people who experienced functional abdominal pain as children, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers also noted an increased lifetime risk of depressive disorders among those who reported suffering from stomach pain as children. Patients who met the Rome III Diagnostic Questionnaire for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders criteria for abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorder had the highest risk for both anxiety disorders and depressive disorders

View Full Article in:

Clinical Psychiatry News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Associate Manager, Regulatory Affairs
Stryker
Mahwah, NJ
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC