IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)

a commonly-encountered disfunction of the intestines, where some people experience increased constipation, diarrhea, others have both or alternate between the two. It is thought that stress and emotional factors play a role.

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS): "Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common functional disorder of the intestines."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs/ (accessed July 16, 2019).
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