Simple pain measures reveal psycho-social pathology in patients with Crohn’s disease
Shmuel Odes, Terri Singer, Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
Michael Friger, Ruslan Sergienko, Elena Chernin, Hillel Vardi, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
Doron Schwartz, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Soroka Medical Center, Soroka Medical Center, Beersheba 84101, Israel
Orly Sarid, Vered Slonim-Nevo, Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
Dan Greenberg, Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Author contributions: Odes S, Sergienko R, Schwartz D, Sarid O and Slonim-Nevo V contributed to study conception and design; Odes S, Sergienko R, Singer T, Schwartz D, Chernin E and Vardi H made contributions to acquisition of data; Odes S, Friger M and Sergienko R contributed to analysis and interpretation of data; Odes S and Sergienko R contributed to drafting of manuscript; all authors revised and made final approval of manuscript.
Supported by a generous grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None to declare.
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Correspondence to: Shmuel Odes, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel. email@example.com
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Received: September 23, 2016
Peer-review started: September 26, 2016
First decision: November 9, 2016
Revised: November 20, 2016
Accepted: December 8, 2016
Article in press: December 8, 2016
Published online: February 14, 2017