This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition crohn's disease
Treatment questionnaire
Sponsor University of British Columbia
Start date May 2012
End date June 2015
Trial size 50 participants
Trial identifier NCT01573078, H11-02479


The purpose of this study is to determine whether emotional processing and somatic dissociation influence IBS-like symptoms in Crohn's Disease patients.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Time perspective cross-sectional
Outpatients who carry a diagnosis of Crohn's disease made by a gastroenterologist.
Questionnaire consisting of the following validated surveys: Rome II criteria - Scale of Body Connection (SBC), Private Body Consciousness Sub-Scale (PBCS), Body Vigilance Scale (BVS), Emotional Processing Scale (EPS25)

Primary Outcomes

presence of functional gastrointestinal disorder
time frame: within previous 6 months

Secondary Outcomes

difference in ability to process emotions
time frame: within previous 6 months
difference in body awareness and degree of bodily-dissociation
time frame: within previous 6 months
difference in sensitivity to internal bodily sensations
time frame: within previous 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 19 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Age of 19 or greater - Outpatient with diagnosis of Crohn's disease

Additional Information

Official title Will The Real Psychology Of Crohn's Disease Please Stand Up?
Principal investigator Robert Enns, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2014.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of British Columbia.