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  1. Life events stress in functional dyspepsia : a case control study.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To study the possible relationship between life-events stress and functional dyspepsia.

    Design 

    Prospective and case-control study.

    Exclusion of obvious organic disease for the dyspepsia.

    Methods 

    Life-events stress scale ; derived from life-events scale by Tennant and Andrews.

    Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and abdominal sonography.

    Results 

    There were no significant differences between the patients and controls in relation to the number and categories of life events.

    Significant differences, however, were noticed in relation to experiencing individual life events, but the interpretation of these differences is not clear-cut, as they were present in both patients and controls.

    Conclusion 

    The question of the relationship between the stress and functional dyspepsia remains unresolved and further quantitative studies are needed before reaching a final conclusion.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dyspepsie, Trouble fonctionnel, Relation incertitude, Stress contrainte, Qualité vie, Effet environnement, Endoscopie, Exploration ultrason, Questionnaire, Etude cas témoin, Homme, Arabie Saoudite, Asie, Appareil digestif pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dyspepsia, Dysfunction, Uncertainty relation, Restraint stress, Quality of life, Environmental effect, Endoscopy, Sonography, Questionnaire, Case control study, Human, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Digestive diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0168161

    Code Inist : 002B13B03. Création : 21/05/1997.