Olafur S. Palsson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Quality of lifePsychiatryInternal medicinePsychologyRandomized controlled trialIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyPediatricsFecal incontinenceIrritable bowel syndromeMEDLINEFunctional constipationQuality of life (healthcare)Abdominal painConstipationPopulationIn patientFamily medicineHypnosisAnxietyMedicineGastroenterology
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Last. Douglas R. Morgan (UAB: University of Alabama at Birmingham)H-Index: 3
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The literature is limited regarding the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) in Central America, and the role of dietary factors. The Rome IV diagnostic questionnaire and National Cancer Institute Diet History questionnaire were administered in one-on-one interviews to a distributed cross section of the general adult population of Western Honduras. Our aim was to estimate prevalence of common FGIDs and symptoms and their relationships to dietary habits. In total, 815 subje...
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#1Sarah W. Kinsinger (Loyola University Medical Center)H-Index: 7
#2Cara Joyce (LUC: Loyola University Chicago)H-Index: 20
Last. Olafur S. Palsson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 50
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BACKGROUND Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a chronic disorder of the upper gastrointestinal tract that currently lacks substantially effective therapy options. AIMS To evaluate the feasibility and potential impact on FD symptoms and well-being of a fully automated gut-directed hypnosis intervention delivered via audio recordings. METHODS FD patients were enrolled at a single medical center and given access to a password-protected website where they completed 7 bi-weekly audio-recorded hypnosis sess...
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#1Tate F. Halverson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 5
#2Piper Meyer-Kalos (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 10
Last. David L. Penn (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 98
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Abstract null null Individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD) are at heightened risk for exposure to stressful life events which can lead to increased sensitivity to stress and a dysregulated stress response, which are in turn associated with poor long-term functioning. Stress reactivity is thus a promising treatment target in the early stages of SSD. Integrated-Coping Awareness Therapy (I-CAT) is a manualized intervention integrating mindfulness and positive psychology to target a ...
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#1Sophie Parker (University of Sheffield)
#2Olafur S. Palsson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 50
Last. Imran Aziz (University of Sheffield)H-Index: 21
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ABSTRACT null null Background & Aims null Individuals with celiac disease (CD) can experience persisting gastrointestinal symptoms despite adhering to a gluten-free diet (GFD). This may be due to functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), although there is little data on its prevalence and associated factors. null null null Methods null An online health questionnaire was completed by adult members of Celiac UK in October 2018. The survey included validated questions on Rome IV FGIDs, non-gas...
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#1Christopher E. Ramsden (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 24
#2Daisy Zamora (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 15
Last. Gilson Honvoh (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 4
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Abstract null Objective null To determine whether dietary interventions that increase n-3 fatty acids with and without reduction in n-6 linoleic acid can alter circulating lipid mediators implicated in headache pathogenesis, and decrease headache in adults with migraine. null Design null Three arm, parallel group, randomized, modified double blind, controlled trial. null Setting null Ambulatory, academic medical center in the United States over 16 weeks. null Participants null 182 participants (...
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#1Ami D. Sperber (BGU: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)H-Index: 31
#2Tamar Freud (BGU: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)H-Index: 13
Last. Shrikant I. Bangdiwala (McMaster University)H-Index: 75
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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional dyspepsia and functional constipation are among the prevalent gastrointestinal disorders classified as disorders of gut brain interaction (DGBI), which can adversely affect the lives of sufferers. This study aimed to assess the degree and consequences of overlapping DGBI in a large population-based global scale. METHODS Internet survey data from 54,127 adults (49.1% females) in 26 countries were analyzed by 4 GI an...
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#1Beth A. MacIntoshH-Index: 11
#2Christopher E. Ramsden (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
Last. John Douglas Mann (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 6
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Summary Background & aims Increasing dietary intake of n-3 EPA+DHA and lowering dietary n-6 LA is under investigation as a therapeutic diet for improving chronic pain syndromes as well as other health outcomes. Herein we describe the diet methodology used to modulate intake of n-3 and n-6 PUFA in a free living migraine headache population and report on nutrient intake, BMI and diet acceptability achieved at week 16 of the intensive diet intervention and week 22 follow-up time-point. Methods A to...
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#1Sarah W. KinsingerH-Index: 7
#2Cara JoyceH-Index: 20
Last. Olafur S. PalssonH-Index: 50
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