生活事件壓力致胃潰瘍出血

 

Stress-induced Hemorrhagic Gastric Ulcer After Successful Helicobacter pylori Eradication in 2 patients

1)Three days before his hospitalization he had been involved in a life-threatening accident in which his boat was overturned and he almost drowned. Afterward he was too agitated to sleep for the following three days.

As to a mind-body correlation, the patient displayed a typical type A behavior pattern.[4] The psychophysical stress he experienced in the life-threatening boat accident was so enormous that he was extremely agitated and could hardly sleep.

2) Before he noticed tarry stools, he had been requested to edit a booklet for a community meeting. He was computer-illiterate and totally unaccustomed to such a task. He could manage to finish it by the deadline, but he developed tarry stools.

The psychological assessment of the patient profile demonstrated that he was strict with regard to punctuality and had a strong sense of responsibility. These characteristics forced him to complete the task in which he was inexperienced by the deadline

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/747341