Curated, Annotated Bibliography
Qin HY, Cheng CW, Tang XD, et.al. Impact of psychological stress on irritable bowel syndrome. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 FREE FULL TEXT ARTICLE
REVIEW ARTICLE. IBS is a combination of irritable bowel and irritable brain. Psychological stress has a marked impact on intestinal sensitivity, motility, secretion and permeability. Stress-induced alterations in neurodevelopment-endocrine-immune pathways act on gut-brain axis and microbiota-gut-brain axis.