encopresis


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Related to encopresis: enuresis
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involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness

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Early constipation and toilet training in children with encopresis.
BBD describes a myriad of lower urinary symptoms (LUTS), accompanied by bowel complaints, primarily constipation and/or encopresis, and represents up to 40% of pediatric urology consults.
Cognitive-behavioral play therapy in the treatment of encopresis.
In 2003, a Knoxville, TN-based pediatric urologist who specialized in children's potty training, childhood bladder problems, bedwetting, constipation and encopresis founded PottyMD, creating a number of products to cope with these issues.
Diagnosis and management of urinary incontinence and encopresis in childhood.
As noted in a systematic review conducted by Gardiner and Walker (2010) and Perkonigg et al (2005) adolescents may present with the following symptoms: learning and behavioural problems, poor appetite and sleep, psychosomatic symptoms, enuresis and encopresis as well as low self-esteem and guilt.
Real world use of an Internet intervention for pediatric encopresis.
1981) Elimination problems: Enuresis and encopresis.
Most children have achieved bowel control by the age of three and if they're still soiling by the age of four it's called encopresis.
This form of violence can contribute towards serious psychological developmental problems such as disturbances in humor, anxiety, and eating as well as disruption, enuresis, encopresis, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); the last two are the most common (Briere & Elliott, 2003; Holt, Buckley & Whelan, 2008; Maniglio, 2009).
We--a pediatric surgeon who directs a major colorectal center at a children's hospital that deals with fecal incontinence, a pediatric gastroenterologist, the psychologist developer of a home and manual based suppository and enema conditioning protocol for encopresis, and a primary care nurse practitioner--found ourselves disturbed by Deborah Coehlo's (2011) article on encopresis in your May-June 2011 issue of Pediatric Nursing ("Encopresis: A Medical and Family Approach," vol.
I'm a public health nurse and most of my client referrals are for children with eneuresis and/or encopresis concerns.
Nick had a very long history of encopresis, which had resisted all attempts to resolve it, including those instituted by various therapists.