Clinical, psychological and maternal characteristics in early functional constipation

Kilincaslan H., Abali O., Demirkaya S. K., Bilici M.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.56, no.4, pp.588-593, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.12282
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.588-593
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundThis cross-sectional study investigated the clinical features of functional constipation (FC) at preschool age, as well as emotional and behavioral characteristics of the children, psychological symptom level and parental attitudes of the mothers, and compared these with that of non-referred typically developing controls with normal intestinal habits.