Harvard Mental Health Letter

References for “Stress and the sensitive gut”

Blanchard EB, et al. "The Role of Stress in Symptom Exacerbation Among IBS Patients," Journal of Psychosomatic Research (Feb. 2008): Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 119–28. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=18222125

Bloom F, et al. Brain, Mind, and Behavior (Worth Publishers, 2001).

Drossman DA, et al. "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy versus Education and Desipramine versus Placebo for Moderate to Severe Functional Bowel Disorders," Gastroenterology (July 2003): Vol. 125, No. 1, pp. 19–31. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=12851867

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