Functional gastrointestinal disorders are common gastrointestinal diseases. The pathophysiology is multifactorial and psychosocial distress worsens symptoms severity. Since the end of 2019 the world has been facing COVID-19 pandemic. The associated control measures have affected the psychological health of people. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders among Italian children and adolescents.

Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on functional gastrointestinal disorders among paediatric population

Gaudino, R
2021

Abstract

Functional gastrointestinal disorders are common gastrointestinal diseases. The pathophysiology is multifactorial and psychosocial distress worsens symptoms severity. Since the end of 2019 the world has been facing COVID-19 pandemic. The associated control measures have affected the psychological health of people. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders among Italian children and adolescents.
Abdominal Pain
Adolescent
Aerophagy
COVID-19
Child
Constipation
Dyspepsia
Fecal Incontinence
Female
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Humans
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Italy
Male
Migraine Disorders
Prevalence
Quarantine
Rumination Syndrome
Stress, Psychological
Surveys and Questionnaires
Vomiting
Social Isolation
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