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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.12282
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.588-593

Abstract

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.