Psychosom Med 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Division of Gastroenterology-Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism (NUTRIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre+, P.O. Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands Food Innovation and Health, Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation, Maastricht University, 5911 AA Venlo, The Netherlands Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Objective: Fullness is a cardinal symptom in functional dyspepsia (FD). The use of real-time symptom assessment might provide more insight in factors, such as daily stress, that can influence fullness. Therefore, this study aimed to use the Experience Sampling Method (ESM, a real-time, repeated measurement method making use of repeated questionnaires available at random moments for a limited amount of time) to assess the association between stress and fullness in patients with FD and healthy controls (HC). Read More