Eating disorders in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Kayar Y., Agin M., Dertli R., Kurtulmus A., Boyraz R. K., Onur N. S., ...More

GASTROENTEROLOGIA Y HEPATOLOGIA, vol.43, no.10, pp.607-613, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gastrohep.2020.03.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.607-613
  • Keywords: Irritable bowel syndrome, Eating disorders, Eating Attitudes Test, FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, FEATURES, DEPRESSION, PREVALENCE, DISEASE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Eating disorders (ED) constitute an important group of conditions that commonly occur in adolescents. Gastrointestinal complaints are frequently reported in ED patients. Few studies assessed the association of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with ED. The aim of the current study is to determine the prevalence of ED in a group of IBS patients and compare it with a healthy control group and assess the relationship of IBS sub-types, it's duration and severity with ED.