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2020 Oct

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol



Frequency of Eating Disorder Pathology Among Patients With Chronic Constipation and Contribution of Gastrointestinal-Specific Anxiety.


Murray HB, Flanagan R, Banashefski B, Silvernale CJ, Kuo B, Staller K
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Oct; 18(11):2471-2478.
PMID: 31923640.


Individuals with eating disorders (EDs) frequently have constipation-related symptoms, although the mechanisms of this relationship are not clear. We examined the frequency of and relation between EDs and constipation in patients with chronic constipation referred for anorectal manometry.