Nocturnal enuresis

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Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually begins.wikipedia
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Urinary incontinence

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Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually begins.
The term enuresis is often used to refer to urinary incontinence primarily in children, such as nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting).

Bedwetting alarm

Treatments range from behavioral therapy, such as bedwetting alarms, to medication, such as hormone replacement, and even surgery such as urethral dilatation.
A bedwetting alarm is a behavioral treatment for nocturnal enuresis.

Diurnal enuresis

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Nocturnal enuresis is nighttime wetting.

Macdonald triad

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Bedwetting was part of the Macdonald triad, a set of three behavioral characteristics described by John Macdonald in 1963.
The triad links cruelty to animals, obsession with fire-setting, and persistent bedwetting past a certain age, to violent behaviors, particularly homicidal behavior and sexually predatory behavior.

Desmopressin

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Desmopressin, sold under the trade name DDAVP among others, is a medication used to treat diabetes insipidus, bedwetting, hemophilia A, von Willebrand disease, and high blood urea levels.

Taraxacum

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The English folk name "piss-a-bed" (and indeed the equivalent contemporary French pissenlit) refers to the strong diuretic effect of the plant's roots.

Imipramine

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The drug is also used to treat bedwetting.

Tricyclic antidepressant

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They are also used in the treatment of a number of other medical disorders, including anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social phobia (SP) also known as social anxiety disorder (SAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and panic disorder (PD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, certain personality disorders such as borderline personality disorder (BPD), neurological disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Parkinson's disease as well as chronic pain, neuralgia or neuropathic pain, and fibromyalgia, headache, or migraine, smoking cessation, tourette syndrome, trichotillomania, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), interstitial cystitis (IC), nocturnal enuresis (NE), narcolepsy, insomnia, pathological crying and/or laughing, chronic hiccups, ciguatera poisoning, and as an adjunct in schizophrenia.

Amitriptyline

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It is TGA-labeled in Australia for migraine prevention, also in cases of neuropathic pain disorders, fibromyalgia and nocturnal enuresis.

Nortriptyline

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In the United Kingdom, it may also be used for treating nocturnal enuresis, with courses of treatment lasting no more than three months.

Diaper

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*Absorbent underwear: Absorbent underwear or diapers can reduce embarrassment for bedwetters and make cleanup easier for caregivers.
Diapers are primarily worn by infants, toddlers who are not yet potty trained, and by children who experience bedwetting.

Toilet training

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The prevalence of nocturnal enuresis, also known as bed wetting, may be as high as 9.7% of seven-year-olds, and 5.5% of ten-year-olds, eventually decreasing to a rate of about 0.5% in adults.

Sleep

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Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually begins.

Specific developmental disorder

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Most bedwetting is a developmental delay—not an emotional problem or physical illness.

Family history (medicine)

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Bedwetting is commonly associated with a family history of the condition.

Behaviour therapy

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Treatments range from behavioral therapy, such as bedwetting alarms, to medication, such as hormone replacement, and even surgery such as urethral dilatation.

Hormone replacement therapy

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Treatments range from behavioral therapy, such as bedwetting alarms, to medication, such as hormone replacement, and even surgery such as urethral dilatation.

Urethral sounding

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Treatments range from behavioral therapy, such as bedwetting alarms, to medication, such as hormone replacement, and even surgery such as urethral dilatation.

Self-esteem

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Since most bedwetting is simply a developmental delay, most treatment plans aim to protect or improve self-esteem.

Psychopathy

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Bedwetting does not indicate a greater possibility of being a sociopath, as long as caregivers do not cause trauma by shaming or punishing a bedwetting child.

John Macdonald (psychiatrist)

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Bedwetting was part of the Macdonald triad, a set of three behavioral characteristics described by John Macdonald in 1963.

Firestarting

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The other two characteristics were firestarting and animal abuse.

Cruelty to animals

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The other two characteristics were firestarting and animal abuse.