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Gastro psychology
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Functional gastrointestinal disorder
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Functional gastrointestinal disorder (FGIDs) are a group of Gastrointestinal disorders which include a number of separate idiopathic disorders which affect different part of the gastrointestinal tract.[1]

Classification[edit | edit source]

Diagnosis[edit | edit source]

The Rome process has helped to define the functional gastrointestinal disorders.[2] Successively, the Rome I, Rome II and the Rome III meetings have proposed a consensual classification system and terminology, as recommended by the Rome Coordinating Committee.

Epidemiology[edit | edit source]

Functional gastrointestinal disorders have been found in 60-70% of both Canadian and America populations.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fass R (January 2009). Functional heartburn: what it is and how to treat it. Gastrointest. Endosc. Clin. N. Am. 19 (1): 23–33, v.
  2. Rome Foundation // Scoring Rome III Questionnaire using SAS.
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