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Q: Incomprisis ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Incomprisis
Category: Health > Children
Asked by: sarah123-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 09 Oct 2002 22:47 PDT
Expires: 08 Nov 2002 21:47 PST
Question ID: 74728
My four your old son is scared to have a bal movement. He holds it in
for as long as he can until it comes out in his underwear. The
pediatrician called it incomprisis. Can you give me more information
on this? How do I cure my son's fears of pushing his bal movement out?
His main fear is the pushing. How can he overcome that?

Request for Question Clarification by easterangel-ga on 09 Oct 2002 23:51 PDT
Hi! Thanks for the question. Is this the correct spelling? I am having
trouble getting hits by using search engines. Just let me know. :)
Subject: Re: Incomprisis
Answered By: vinods-ga on 10 Oct 2002 01:23 PDT
Hi sarah123, 

I believe the term we are looking for is spelt 'encopresis'. A google
search for 'pediatric psychology' leads to

Journal of Pediatric Psychology 
Copyright © 2002 Society of Pediatric Psychology

Search page in the above website
with key-words 'forcibly stopping bowel movement' led to documents
containing the word 'encopresis' in the title.

Some URLs with definitions and explanation:

Parents' Common Sense Encyclopedia - Jeffrey W. Hull, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Copyright© 1996-2002 Jeffrey W. Hull

Your Child and Encopresis - Susan Poulton, RNC, ARNP, CNS II and
Jeanne Torrens, RN, MSN, CNS II - Updated Fall 2001 by Joni Bosch,
Center for Disabilities and Development (formerly University Hospital
©The University of Iowa. All rights reserved. Updated 2002.

Easy reading version, updated Spring 2001 by Joni Bosch, PNP 
Center for Disabilities and Development
(copyright same as above)

Chronic Constipation and Encopresis in Children - - Stephen M.
Borowitz, Children's Medical Center, University of Virginia
All contents copyright (C) 1997, Stephen M. Borowitz, Children's
Medical Center, University of Virginia

What is encopresis and what causes it? 

How do we treat encopresis? 
(author and copyright same as above)

Encopresis - - a pediatrician's guide to your
children's kids’ health and safety
Copyright © 1999 - 2002 Keep Kids Healthy, LLC All rights reserved.
* Please read disclaimer at the bottom of the page. 

"Heather's Encopresis Site, A place for children and parents" 
This site has a forum and on-line guidance. 

I hope these links will help you. Please don't hesitate to get back to
me if you need anything more!

Warm regards

Clarification of Answer by vinods-ga on 13 Oct 2002 14:06 PDT
Hello Sarah123, 

Please do let me know if you need anything else - information,
contacts, etc., and I will be glad to find whatever I can for you!

warm regards
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