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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Also, regressive symptoms such as enuresis, encopresis, delayed language development, behave as if they were younger than their age.
A history of the frequency of bedwetting, primary or secondary enuresis, associated daytime symptoms, any period of dryness, constipation, and encopresis were noted.
In addition, ADHD in children often overlaps with other conditions, such as learning disabilities, ODD, anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem, conduct disorder, motor coordination problems, and encopresis and enuresis.
Exclusion criteria included the presence of neurological, metabolic, and endocrine diseases, acute or chronic infections, smoking, psychiatric diagnosis except conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, enuresis, and encopresis. The control group consisted of 25 (11 girls and 14 boys) unrelated healthy volunteers aged 7-13 years who were not affected by a major physical/neurological illness or a psychiatric disorder, neurological, metabolic, and endocrine diseases, and acute or chronic infections.
Another was ensuring Pharmac funded laxatives for children with encopresis. "It demonstrated the difference one nurse can make."
Bladder and bowel dysfunction (BBD) describes a large spectrum of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) along with fecal elimination issues such as constipation and encopresis [1].
This evaluation includes fundamental diagnosis of major depression, dysthymia, mania, hypomania, cyclothymia, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorders, schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, brief reactive psychosis, panic disorder, agoraphobia, separation anxiety disorder, avoidant disorder, simple phobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, enuresis, encopresis, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, transient tic disorders, Tourette's disorder, chronic motor or vocal tic disorder, alcohol abuse, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder, and adjustment disorder (45).
Esta perdida en la infancia puede ser causante de retrocesos en el desarrollo libidinal alcanzado hasta el momento, el cual debe expresarse en estados regresivos, tales como la enuresis y la encopresis; ademas, un regreso al reflejo de succion similar a los presentados en la etapa anal y oral (Dolto, 1996-2009; Aberastury, 2010; Klein, 1940).
In addition, overflow incontinence and encopresis, both symptoms of functional constipation (FC), are often considered simply as problematic bowel habits and not as symptoms of FC.
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.
Encopresis is one of the main clinical symptoms, which may occur in patients with constipation.