Clinical behavioral problems in day- and night-wetting children

  • Von Gontard A
  • Mauer-Mucke K
  • Plück J
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In this prospective, clinical study of 167 consecutive wetting children, the associations between specific forms of day and night wetting and clinical behavioral symptoms according to a parental questionnaire (Child Behavior Checklist; CBCL), as well as ICD-10 child psychiatric diagnoses are analyzed. For the entire group, the proportion of children with at least one ICD-10 diagnosis was 40.1% and for the CBCL total problems scale 28.2% - three times higher than in the general population. Expansive disorders (21%) were twice as common as emotional disorders (12%). A significantly higher (P

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  • Child Behavior Checklist
  • Day wetting
  • ICD-10 child psychiatic disorders
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis
  • Urge incontinence
  • Voiding postponement

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  • Alexander Von Gontard

  • Klaus Mauer-Mucke

  • Julia Plück

  • Walter Berner

  • Gerd Lehmkuhl

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