The researchers reported that, besides the disease and its symptoms, high levels of anxiety and fear influence the psychosocial functioning of patients with ulcerative colitis.
Kozka M, Skowron W, Bodys-Cupak I. DETERMINANTS OF THE LEVEL OF ANXIETY AND FEARS IN A GROUP OF PATIENTS WITH ULCERATIVE COLITIS. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine. February 2019;26(2):337–340. DOI: 10.26444/aaem/94651