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The Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How Stress Can Affect the Amygdala Activity and the Brain-Gut Axis

By Bruno Bonaz, Sonia Pellissier, Valérie Sinniger, Didier Clarençon, André Peinnequin and Frédéric Canini

Submitted: December 13th 2011Reviewed: August 2nd 2012Published: December 19th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/52066

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Bruno Bonaz, Sonia Pellissier, Valérie Sinniger, Didier Clarençon, André Peinnequin and Frédéric Canini (December 19th 2012). The Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How Stress Can Affect the Amygdala Activity and the Brain-Gut Axis, The Amygdala Barbara Ferry, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/52066. Available from:

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