Addressing the Prevalence of Psychosocial Issues in IBD

Addressing the Prevalence of Psychosocial Issues in IBD

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The prevalence of anxiety and depression has been estimated to be as high as 35 percent among IBD patients. Here’s how we can help them.

  • Overview

    Since IBD is a chronic disease defined by periods of disease remission followed by periods of disease flares, many patients often suffer from anxiety, depression, and other psychosocial issues. To help give us a better understanding of these issues, advanced practice nurses Michelle Rubin and Ashley Perkovich reveal common concerns patients have regarding medicines and surgeries as well as how we can better communicate with our IBD patients who are suffering from anxiety and depression.

  • Publish Date

    Release Date: 07/08/2020

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