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The relationship between mental disorders and digestive problems among trauma victims after Bam earthquake at one the Kerman city hospital
Hamed Farsad, Navab Shamspour *, Nader Oveisi, Seyed samad Aghamiri, Najmeh Shamspour
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Background: Several studies indicate an increase in digestive problems after the earthquake which has been reported high prevalence of mental disorders in various studies. This study aims to examine the relationship between mental disorders and digestive problems among trauma victims of the earthquake at one of the Kerman city hospital in 2005.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, all trauma victims due to earthquake were studied in Afzalipour hospital in Kerman city. The patients were divided in two groups: patients with or without digestive problems. Questionnaire of anxiety and depression were completed by physicians for all patients through interview.
Findings: In this study, about 40% of patients suffered from digestive problems. 35% of patients suffered from anorexia, 40% from early satiety, and 25% from heartburn. The score of anxiety and depression in patients with digestive problems were significantly higher than patients without these problem (P <0.05)
Conclusion: Relieving the mental symptoms of affected people after earthquake is recommended due to relationship between mental disorders and digestive symptoms in patients.

Keywords: digestive problems, Bam Earthquake, trauma, mental disorders
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Farsad H, Shamspour N, Oveisi N, aghamiri S S, Shamspour N. The relationship between mental disorders and digestive problems among trauma victims after Bam earthquake at one the Kerman city hospital. 3. 2013; 5 (3)
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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