enuresis

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enuresis

involuntary discharge of urine, esp during sleep

enuresis

[‚en·yə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Urinary incontinence, especially in the absence of organic cause.
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Studies addressing the psychiatric diagnoses and symptoms accompanying enuresis and the sense of self in enuretic children have also been conducted, though the number of these studies is few (11-15).
11-14] There is no study that has classified enuretic children using the recent classification (MNE and NMNE), indicating that children with daytime voiding and/or lower urinary tract symptoms are usually missed both in terms of diagnosis and treatment modalities.
The first case-control study in the review found that enuretic older children (10-12 years) and girls had lower self-esteem scores than younger children (8-9 years) and boys.
Beside the fact that each prescription has its meaning, all of them together habituate the child to keep a disciplined, orderly life, which usually enuretic children lack.
The National Health Examination Survey also reported that as many as 25% of boys and 15% of girls were enuretic at the age of 6 years, with as many as 8% of boys and 4% of girls still enuretic at the age of 12 years.
The first Issue contains four original articles covering the study of self-esteem in enuretic children through the Rorschach method, exploring the validity of graphology with the Rorschach test, alternative ways of organizing the sensory universe, and using the defense mechanism test to aid in understanding the personality of senior executives and the implications for their careers.
Primary enuresis is a condition that occurs in children who never reached consistent dryness (Goin, 1998), while secondary enuresis is defined as a reoccurrence of enuretic symptoms in children who had previously reached consistent dryness over a period of 6 months or longer (Gera, Seth, & Mathew, 2002).
Like an Olympic skier standing at the top of the hill envisioning the turns and the victorious arrival, encourage the enuretic child to picture awakening to the signal of his or her body and going to the bathroom.
Life changes and protective capacities in enuretic and nonenuretic children.