Mental Health of Priority in Treating IBD Patients Due to Possibly Higher Suicide Risk, Study Says

Mental Health of Priority in Treating IBD Patients Due to Possibly Higher Suicide Risk, Study Says
People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be at a higher risk of suicide than those without this disorder, according to a study by researchers in Canada. Their findings indicate that proper assessment and treatment of mental health is key in IBD patients. The study, “Incidence of Suicide in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” appeared in the Journal of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. Research has shown that IBD has a marked psychological impact, including
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