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Studies of IBS

Mechanisms Related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Volunteers needed for research on discomfort associated with IBS. TO QUALIFY: female, age 18-45, and a medical diagnosis of IBS. 3 VISITS: an interview visit (2 hrs); a visit to assess heat sensitivity and capacity to drink water for 5 min (1½ hr); a visit to test eye blink response (1½ hr). Optional 4th visit to test rectal sensitivity (4 hrs). Keep a symptom diary for 4-8 wks. MAXIMUM REIMBURSEMENT: $340 plus $250 for 4th visit. CALL: (206) 685-5660 at School of Nursing, University of Washington.

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