ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with Crohn’s disease and psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety or depression are more likely to require disease-related surgery, according to data presented at Digestive Disease Week in Orlando.
Researchers assessed the prevalence of major depressive disorder and anxiety among 5,405 patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) and 5,429 with ulcerative colitis (UC). All patient medical records were collected from a multi-institutional electronic medical record cohort covering the greater Boston area.
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