Effects of social support on the clinical course of Crohn's disease

Cámara, Rafael J A; Lukas, Paul S; Begré, Stefan; Pittet, Valérie; von Känel, Roland (2011). Effects of social support on the clinical course of Crohn's disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases, 17(6), pp. 1277-86. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1002/ibd.20828

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Social support has been found to be protective from adverse health effects of psychological stress. We hypothesized that higher social support would predict a more favorable course of Crohn's disease (CD) directly (main effect hypothesis) and via moderating other prognostic factors (buffer hypothesis).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology > Centre of Competence for Psychosomatic Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Camara, Rafael; Lukas, Paul; Begré, Stefan and von Känel, Roland

ISSN:

1078-0998

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:21

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/ibd.20828

PubMed ID:

21560191

Web of Science ID:

000265541000016

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1463 (FactScience: 203133)

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