Characteristics of psychosomatic disorders in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease with concomitant obesity

Prof. Oparin O., Kashyrtseva O.

Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Purpose: To investigate the frequency and severity of psychosomatic disorders in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease with comorbid obesity and patients with GERD without concomitant pathology, to evaluate the influence of psychoemotional state on the clinical picture of GERD. Materials and results. 90 patients and 20 practically healthy individuals took part in the study. The first group included GERD patients with accompanying obesity, the second group included GERD patients without accompanying pathology and the control group. Surveys were conducted using the GERDQ questionnaire, the severity of symptoms was assessed on a Likert scale. Psychoemotional status was assessed using the Dass-21 questionnaire, Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Beck Depression Inventory. Psychosomatic disorders of various degrees of severity were found in the majority of patients with GERD, and a direct relationship between the intensity of GERD symptoms and the level of psychosomatic disorders was noted.

Key words: gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, obesity, psychosomatic disorders.

https://dx.doi.org/10.15407/internalmed2022.02.091

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  1. Опарін, О.А. Характеристика психосоматичних розладів у хворих на гастроезофагеальну рефлюксну хворобу з супутнім ожирінням / О.А. Опарін, О.М. Каширцева // Східноєвропейський журнал внутрішньої та сімейної медицини. – 2022. – № 2. – С. 91-95. doi: 15407/internalmed2022.02.091
  2. Oparin O, Kashyrtseva O. [Characteristics of psychosomatic disorders in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease with concomitant obesity]. Shidnoevr. z. vnutr. simejnoi med. 2022;2:91-95. Ukrainian. doi: 10.15407/internalmed2022.02.091

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