Paruresis (psychogenic inhibition of micturition): cognitive behavioral formulation and treatment.

@article{Boschen2008ParuresisI,
  title={Paruresis (psychogenic inhibition of micturition): cognitive behavioral formulation and treatment.},
  author={Mark J. Boschen},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={903-12}
}
Paruresis is a condition characterized by difficulty or inability to urinate in situations where others are present, or may soon be present. Despite knowledge that paruresis can significantly impact on occupational functioning, social functioning, and quality of life, there exists a paucity of research into effective treatments. Although cognitive conceptualizations have been advanced for other anxiety disorders, there has not been a comprehensive cognitive behavioral model of paruresis. This… CONTINUE READING

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