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Attention to pain words in irritable bowel syndrome: increased orienting and speeded engagement.

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OBJECTIVES: Biopsychosocial models suggest altered attention to pain plays a role in the aetiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We investigated whether attention to pain words differed in IBS participants relative to healthy controls, and whether attentional indices predicted self-reported health and illness behaviour. DESIGN: A between-subjects design was used to enable investigation of differences between an IBS participant group and a healthy participant group. METHODS: Twenty IBS p...

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Publisher copy:
10.1348/135910710x505887
Journal:
British journal of health psychology More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
Pt 1
Pages:
47-60
Publication date:
2011-02-01
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EISSN:
2044-8287
ISSN:
1359-107X
Language:
English
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pubs:112514
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uuid:fba35e37-7771-420c-8eff-d012dd722754
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pubs:112514
Source identifiers:
112514
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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