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2021 Feb

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci



Web-mediated counseling to counteract the emotional impact of COVID-19 for women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.


Marano G, Gaetani E, Marturano M, Sani G, Gasbarrini A, Scambia G, Mazza M
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2021 Feb; 25(4):2109-2113.
PMID: 33660824.


Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a chronic and rare disease, more frequent in women. Symptoms of continuous pain can produce psychological disorders, such as anxiety and depression. The spread of COVID-19 pandemic added to distress experienced by patients with IC emotions, such as fear, sadness, boredom, frustration and anger.