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Urinary and Fecal Incontinence

A Training Program for Children and Adolescents

100 pages
Hogrefe Publishing Corporation
Long form: Elimination disorders (such as bed-wetting or soiling) are common in childhood. This manual presents a new and effective training program for children and adolescents with nocturnal enuresis daytime urinary incontinence fecal incontinence or a combination of these forms who do not respond to standard measures.\nAfter discussing the different types of incontinence and comorbid psychological disorders the expert team of authors (a psychotherapist a pediatric nurse a psychologist and a psychiatrist) describe a 7-9 session program of bladder and bowel training primarily for use in groups but which can also be used with individuals.\nThe training encompasses psychoeducation operant reinforcement emotion regulation and relaxation techniques”all presented in a child-friendly  playful manner.\nThe manual itself is accompanied by a wealth of colorful attractive printable worksheets and other educational materials suitable for youngsters which cover topics such as healthy drinking and eating habits stress and emotion regulation body perception toilet training and relaxation techniques.\nThis manual is a superb resource for pediatricians specialists in child and adolescent psychiatry psychologists nurses and all other professionals looking for well-founded hands-on guidance on treating children and adolescents with elimination disorders.