Heike Sambach

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PURPOSE We evaluated health related quality of life of pediatric patients with nonneurogenic urinary incontinence and determined potential influencing factors. Also, health related quality of life results in our sample were compared to those of other chronic childhood health conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was done at 3(More)
Enuresis und Harninkontinenz gehören zu den häufigsten psychischen Störungen im Kindesalter. Trotz erheblicher Verbesserungen der therapeutischen Möglichkeiten zeigen Subgruppen entweder einen chronischen Verlauf oder erleiden Rückfälle. Ergänzend zu den üblichen Behandlungsmethoden (apparative Verhaltenstherapie, Planführung, Medikation usw.) zeichnete(More)
A case of a 6-year-old girl with multiple elimination disorders (nocturnal enuresis, functional urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence) and a fragile X-syndrome is described. The late diagnosis of the fragile X-syndrome had implications for treatment as well as for family interaction. With the knowledge of the diagnosis the parents reacted in a more(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess children's body concepts about anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract, children drew pictures responding to the question 'Where do you believe urine comes from?' SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 152 children in three groups were examined. 81 children were out-patients. Of these, 36 children were being seen for the first time and 45(More)
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