18. Enuresis

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch18

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Enuresis, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • enuresis as psychiatric, but being more a habit/developmental problem;
  • nocturnal enuresis and diurnal enuresis;
  • overlap and relative prevalence of nocturnal/diurnal enuresis;
  • children/adolescents with enuresis, not having normal bladder control;
  • affected children with history of enuresis, from one first degree relative;
  • enuresis, being associated with UTIs;
  • enuresis, associated with indicators of social disadvantage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nocturnal enuresis

  • Behavioural measures

  • Diurnal enuresis

  • The link with psychiatric problems

  • Subject review

  • Further reading