Depression in Crohn’s Disease Patients Linked in Study to Disease Flares and Hospitalizations

Depression in Crohn’s Disease Patients Linked in Study to Disease Flares and Hospitalizations
Crohn’s disease patients who suffer from depression are at an increased risk for exacerbation of their symptoms and hospitalization, according to a study in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. The findings add to evidence of a link between the conditions, and may prod further research into the mechanisms underlying the connection. The study,Association Between Affective-Cognitive Symptoms of Depression and Exacerbation of Crohn’s Disease, led by Lawrence S. Gaines, assessed 2,144 adults who were part of
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