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Trauma history and risk of the irritable bowel syndrome in women veterans.

White DL, Savas LS, Daci K, Elserag R, Graham DP, Fitzgerald SJ, Smith SL, Tan G, El-Serag HB. Trauma history and risk of the irritable bowel syndrome in women veterans. Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 2010 Aug 1; 32(4):551-61.

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Abstract:

Women veterans report high frequency of physical and sexual traumas. A lifetime history of a broad range of traumas is independently associated with an elevated risk of the irritable bowel syndrome.





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