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Bedwetting, Bowel Problems Seen In Children With Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder

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October 22, 2002
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University Of California - Irvine
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Children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also tend to struggle with bedwetting and other bowel and urinary tract problems, a UC Irvine College of Medicine study has found.

Irvine, Calif. -- Children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also tend to struggle with bedwetting and other bowel and urinary tract problems, a UC Irvine College of Medicine study has found. The study, believed to be the first to investigate urinary and bowel problems in children with ADHD, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in Boston. The researchers also introduced a biofeedback technique that appears to be successful at reversing some of these problems in children.


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University Of California - Irvine. "Bedwetting, Bowel Problems Seen In Children With Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 22 October 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021022071217.htm>.
University Of California - Irvine. (2002, October 22). Bedwetting, Bowel Problems Seen In Children With Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021022071217.htm
University Of California - Irvine. "Bedwetting, Bowel Problems Seen In Children With Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021022071217.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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