Gaines paper on depression, Crohn's disease accepted by American Journal of Gastroenterology

Lawrence S. Gaines, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, will soon be published in the American Journal of GastroenterologyHis paper is titled "Association between affective-cognitive symptoms of depression and exacerbation of Crohn's Disease." Affective-cognitive symptoms of depression predicted subsequent Crohn's disease activity and hospitalization rate, suggesting a temporal relationship. Crohn's disease activity is greater with baseline higher levels of affective-cognitive symptoms, suggesting a dose-response relationship. Symptom dimensions of depression maybe important in understanding the association of depression and Crohn's disease activity.

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