Bibliographic details

Creed F, Tomenson B, Guthrie E, Ratcliffe J, Fernandes L, Read N, Palmer S, Thompson D G.  The relationship between somatisation and outcome in patients with severe irritable bowel syndrome. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2008; 64(6): 613-620


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Adult; Combined Modality Therapy; Costs and Cost Analysis; Demography; Diagnosis, Differential; Female; Great Britain; Health Care Costs; Humans; Irritable Bowel Syndrome /economics /epidemiology /psychology; Male; Paroxetine /economics /therapeutic use; Psychotherapy /economics /methods; Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors /economics /therapeutic use; Severity of Illness Index; Somatoform Disorders /economics /epidemiology /therapy; Treatment Outcome