encopresis


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encopresis

(ˌɛnkəʊˈpriːsɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) involuntary discharge of faeces, esp when associated with psychiatric disturbance
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek en-2 + copr(o)-, + -esis as in enuresis]
encopretic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encopresis - involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
Translations
encoprésie

en·cop·re·sis

n. encopresis, incontinencia de heces fecales.
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In this book, Molinari writes about both child and adult patients with varied and challenging diagnoses, including selective mutism, encopresis, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism and child abuse.
22-25] Coercive or permissive methods of toilet training may be associated with the development of enuresis and encopresis.
1) It is estimated that 1% of 5-year-olds have encopresis, and the disorder is more common in males than in females.
Bladder and bowel dysfunction (BBD) describes a spectrum of lower urinary symptoms (LUTS) accompanied by fecal elimination issues that manifest primarily by constipation and/or encopresis.
The literature shows that the main complaints that lead parents to seek professional assistance are developmental disorders, learning disabilities, enuresis, encopresis, infections, allergies, psychosomatic and psychopathological illnesses [2,22].
However, researchers have found promising results using cognitive behavior play therapy with children as they adjust to school (Pearson, 2008), exhibit attention difficulties and hyperactive behaviors (Kaduson & Finnerty, 1995), and are diagnosed with encopresis (Knell & Moore, 1990).
Other medical conditions such as tics, enuresis, encopresis and even asthma also are comorbid and should be asked about.
Las variables clinicas tomadas en consideracion fueron la presencia de los siguientes diagnosticos psiquiatricos segun DSM-IV-TR (16) y de sus sintomas subumbrales: trastorno por deficit de atencion e hiperactividad (TDAH), trastorno oposicionista-desafiante (TOD), trastorno de la conducta disocial (TDC), TB, trastorno depresivo mayor (TDM), trastornos psicoticos, trastornos de panico, trastorno de ansiedad por separacion (TAS), trastorno evitativo/fobia social, agorafobia y fobias especificas, trastorno de ansiedad generalizada (TAG), trastorno obsesivo-compulsivo (TOC), enuresis, encopresis, anorexia nerviosa, bulimia nerviosa, trastornos por tics, uso de tabaco, uso de alcohol, abuso/dependencia de alcohol, uso de sustancias y trastorno de estres postraumatico (TEPT).
This is going to make a real difference to children who suffer from constipation and Encopresis and I'm pleased that we've been able to respond so positively to the demand for this type of information.
Es frecuente que los ninos pequenos muestren sintomatologia somatica (alteraciones del sueno y/o alimentacion, enuresis, encopresis y dolores abdominales) o regresion a etapas anteriores del desarrollo.
Some of the disorders which are amenable to EMDR therapy he said include anxiety OCD Eating disorders chronic pain ADHD Depressive Disorders Conduct Behavioral problems Enuresis and Encopresis.
Case Report #3--A 21-month old female with encopresis and severe constipation since 10 months old.