Understanding and Managing Enuresis and Encopresis

South Africa


Educational psychologist Ashley Jay has a special interest in working with enuresis and encopresis. In this informative talk, she shares essential information about these difficulties. The first part of the talk covers enuresis and the second encopresis. She defines the disorders and looks at diagnostic features, outlining physiological and psychological factors for both. She looks at comorbidity and how other childhood difficulties interact with these. Treatment is discussed, including the roles of different professionals. These disorders are often mistreated , and an accurate and thorough understanding is essential in managing and resolving them correctly, to the benefit of children and their families. In the talk, Ashley covers definitions, diagnostic features, prevalence, etiology, comorbidity, diagnosis and treatment, and private practice experiences and observations.


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