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Medical Students Have Higher Rates of Irritable Bowel Syndrome  MD Magazine

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Medical students are more susceptible to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the depression and anxiety symptoms that may be associated with the disease.

A team, led by Sehrish Shafique, Bahria University Medical Dental College (BUMDC), identified the frequency of IBS among medical students and the frequency of common subtypes of IBS among IBS positive medical students.

The investigators also identified the association between psychiatric conditions such as anxiety and depression and irritable bowel syndrome.

In the cross-sectional study, the investigators examined 370 medical students at BUMDC between September and November 2020. Of the 370 participants, 41% (n = 152) students were diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome in accordance with the ROME 111 criteria.

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