Children who soil: assessment and treatment
Combines psychological/medical assessment & treatment to provide a holistic approach for managing this disorder. Begins with an extensive review of international literature on the subject covering causation theories & curative studies. Explains how to assess the "whole child'' plus his/her family along with the treatment & management of the problem using the "whole child'' method. Describes neurological disorders associated with soiling, its relationship with sexual abuse, the wider implications from research & suggested ways of setting up specific services for the soiling child.
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The whole child approach for soiling
The assessment process medical section
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