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A magic pill? A qualitative analysis of patients’ views on the role of antidepressant therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

  • Antonina A Mikocka-Walus1, 2Email author,
  • Andrea L Gordon1,
  • Benjamin J Stewart1, 2 and
  • Jane M Andrews3, 4
BMC Gastroenterology201212:93

Received: 13 October 2011

Accepted: 20 July 2012

Published: 20 July 2012

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Original Submission
13 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hillary Bogner
5 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pali Hungin
20 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Antonina Mikocka-Walus
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-12-93

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia
School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
IBD Service, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Royal Adelaide Hospital
School of Medicine, University of Adelaide